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BIOL 464 - Advanced Molecular Biology


4 Credits
An advanced course that focuses on current advancements and techniques used for biotechnology. This course is primarily lab-based, focusing on a variety of molecular techniques used in research laboratories. A wide variety of topics and techniques will be explored including history and applications of biotechnology, recombinant DNA technology, protein expression and detection, DNA amplification and visualization, and genetic engineering. Students will conduct an extensive research project culminating in the isolation, cloning, and expression of a functional gene and protein. Results will be presented in a publication style scientific report. Two hours lecture, three hours lab. Laboratory fee $75.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 114 - Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology  and permission of instructor



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