BIT 250 - Advanced Techniques In Biotechnology4
Course Description: A hands-on course designed to improve and refine basic techniques and to learn new state-of-the-art methods, currently used by the biotechnology industry. A fundamental knowledge will be given for the proper understanding of these methods. Topics include: hybridoma, selection isolation, cloning, dilution, chromatography, protein extraction and characterization of mammalian cells: ELISA, HPLC, use of fermentor and Bioreactor. 2 lecture hours/5 laboratory hours
Prerequisite(s): Certificate in Biotechnology or permission of course instructor.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Perform upstream and downstream processing techniques used in the biotech industry
- Distinguish among the various protein purification and assay techniques
- Refine cooperative interpersonal work skills and practices
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