BIOT185 Biotechnology Techniques

Concepts and techniques necessary to work effectively in a biotechnology research or manufacturing laboratory. The importance of quality regulations and standards and the role of the technician in producing quality results will be emphasized. Students will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of laboratory instruments as well as basic laboratory techniques. Topics will include maintenance, record keeping, cleaning and calibration of laboratory equipment, preparation of common solutions and reagents, and writing and following procedures. Computer software will be used to generate spreadsheets and data analysis. Applications of bio-separations, cell culture, and fermentation will be introduced. Students will be trained in laboratory safety policies and good laboratory practices (GLP). Prereq. - BIOS107 and CHEM120.


4 credits


BIOS107 and CHEM120

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