2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 30, 2020  
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BIOL 231 - Biotechnology Lab I


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 4

This course introduces the basics of Biotechnology with emphasis placed on laboratory experience. Topics include lab safety, developing and maintaining a scientific notebook, culturing microbes, basic lab skills, reagent preparation, DNA isolation and analysis, PCR reactions, protein isolation and analysis, enzyme function, agarose and PAGE gel electrophoresis. The students will be expected to adopt the strategies and methods used to develop experiments, analyze collected data, and apply the results. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on laboratory safety techniques. Prerequisite: ACT Science Score minimum of 20, but 24 is recommended. Corequisite: CHEM-107 or permission of instructor.



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