Community Outreach

BETSI Mobile Lab


The BETSI Model prepares and delivers state-of-the-art equipment and supplies needed by teachers to conduct the biotechnology classroom activities of the BETSI curriculum. The Mobile Lab service allows high school biology teachers to implement the biotechnology experiments and teach an updated, challenging and attractive curriculum. Access to the Mobile Lab is free to high school biology teachers who have participated in the BETSI Leadership Institute.


High School Impact


  • More than 85 on-site mobile sessions of biotechnology laboratories have been provided
  • Since 2004 over 2,500 high school students directly participated in BETSI-sponsored biotechnology classroom sessions

Lab Equipment Provided


  • Thermocyclers
  • Gel electrophoresis units
  • Computerized gel imaging systems
  • Digital microscopes
  • Full range of adjustable micropipettors
  • Vortex mixers
  • Centrifuges
  • Water baths