Jun 13, 2024  
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BIOL 5418 - Biotechnology


Two hours lecture. Four hours laboratory per week.

BIOL 3400 and 4401/BIOL 5401  are strongly recommended. BIOL 4417/BIOL 5417  is also recommended or may be taken concurrently. A study of the applied science of biotechnology designed to introduce students to the elements of a biotechnological career. Topics range from traditional biotechnology such as animal and plant tissue culture to contemporary molecular biotechnology and the use of recombinant DNA technology and genetic engineering in research and industry. Emphasis will be placed on current biomedical, pharmaceutical, and agri/industrial applications. Graduate students must complete and defend a term paper.

Prerequisites: 19 hours of biology including 2401 and 3300; CHEM 1401 or 1403.



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