BIT 150 - Methods Of Biotechnology4
Course Description: Provides students with basic biotechnology laboratory skills in order to prepare them for an internship in a biotechnology company and future employment in the industry. A “hands-on” laboratory course, it focuses on widely used biotechnological procedures in the areas of DNA analysis, protein analysis, tissue culture, monoclonal antibodies, and diagnostic procedures. 2 hours lecture/5 hours laboratory
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENG 101, BIO 131, CHE 121 and TMA 100.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Apply proper aseptic technique to make media and grow and maintain normal and malignant cells in culture
- Examine different cell lines and apply the correlation between passage and population density levels of cells
- Determine cell viability by freezing and thawing cells
- Refine cooperative interpersonal work skills and practices
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