Introduction to Biotechnology   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
   

CMB 250 - Introduction to Biotechnology


Introduction to basic principles, methodologies and applications of cell and molecular biology and biotechnology. Fundamentals of microbial growth, isolation, and manipulation; DNA cloning and recombination, hybridization, transformation and electrophoresis; protein expression and analysis will be covered. Reading and discussions will address the relationship of biotechnology with ethical and policy considerations. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisites: BIO 120 (or BIO 112), and CHM 116.

Credits: 3