Apr 24, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

BIT 225 - Special Topics In Biotechnology


Course Description: Intensive course focusing on topics necessary for the understanding of the biotechnology industry. Topics may include Aseptic fill, validation, and protein purification. Focus will be on knowledge of sterilization and Aseptic technique, protein peptide formulation, lyophilization process and storage stability. Validation issues will deal with practical application of validation principles for the biotechnology industry, drug approval process, validation monitoring and regulations. In protein purification, the students will have an overview of techniques used in purification; different procedures in chromatography; affinity ion exchange, absorption, high resolution liquid chromatography (HPLC), etc.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of BIO 240, BIT 150 and BIT 155.
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  •  Draw conclusions based on the analysis of graphic and numeric data gathered from biotechnology experiments.
  •  Apply manufacturing processes in the biotech industry at a career-ready level.
  •  Apply quality systems practices in the biotech industry at a career-ready level.
  •  Deliver effective presentations using content and techniques appropriate to the biotech industry.

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