Gel Electrophoresis and PCR in the Classroom • TheMiniOne


MiniOne PCR System:
Fast, Intuitive, and Accessible

DNA amplified and ready to run in 45 minutes
  • Affordable and accommodates up to 16 samples
  • Complete a lambda DNA amplification in 20 minutes
  • Excite and engage students with intuitive app on mobile device to program and monitor a PCR protocol .

MiniOne Electrophoresis System:

Safe, Engaging, and Reliable
Teach an electrophoresis lab in 45 minutes
  • Complete and visualize DNA separation in 20 minutes
  • Hands-on labs engage students safely
  • Economical to run
  • Minimal prep work for teachers– students are able to prep, run, and clean up labs in one class period

MiniOne MiniLabs

Complete lab kits for hands-on learning

  • Fun, engaging, and affordable inquiry-based lessons
  • Complete lab kits include ready-to-pour GelCups, reagents, and supplies
  • Reduced pre-class prep time for the teachers with increased hands-on time for the students
  • Detailed guides with background information, step-by-step procedures, and worksheets

GreenGel™ GelCups

Easier on teachers, more engaging for students


  • Pre-stained, cut, weighed, and packaged agarose gels
  • Eliminates the need for post-staining and de-staining gels
  • No hazardous waste
  • Gels are ready to cast in seconds– simply microwave for 20 seconds to melt agarose cubes and pour

     GelCups are recyclable!

Micropipettes and Accessories

Variable volume micropipettes, micropipette tips, and microcentrifuge tubes.

Variable volume micropipettes are:

  • Durable and reliable adjustable volume micropipette
  • Ergonomic design for comfortable operation
  • Super affordable for educational use

MiniOne Multi-Speed Centrifuge

Compact, intuitive design and quiet operation – all at a great value

  • One rotor accommodates multiple tube sizes
  • Multiple speeds for multiple uses – quick spin and cell pelleting
  • Solidly built, quiet to operate, and intuitive to use
Download the PCR Mobile App

Apple iPhone

The MiniOne PCR Mobile App is now available and compatible with iPhone 5 and above with iOS 9 and above.

Apple iPad

The MiniOne PCR Mobile App is now available and compatible with iPad 2, iPad Air, or iPad mini 2 and above with iOS 9 and above.

The MiniOne PCR Mobile App is now available and compatible with Android tablets such as Amazon Fire and above, Samsung Galaxy Tab A or Tab S4 with Android 5 (Lollipop) OS and above.