May 23, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

BIT 150 - Methods Of Biotechnology


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.
Note(s): N/A

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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