BI 453 - Biotechnology

Overview

Description

A course in molecular biology that introduces recombinant DNA techniques and methods of genome analysis that are currently employed in industry. Topics covered include gel electrophoresis, plasmid transformation, restriction mapping, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Southern Blotting, Western analysis and forensic DNA fingerprinting, protein synthesis, ways to control protein synthesis, protein extraction, protein tags, DNA chips, micro-array technology and bioinformatics. The course will be offered as Writing Intensive.

Typically Offered

Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

5

Maximum Units

5

Academic Progress Units

5

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Laboratory

Hours

4

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008105

Course Schedule

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