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BIO* 130 - Basic Techniques in Biotechnology


Credit(s): 4
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG* 101  and MAT* 137 .
Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation, with a high demand for entry-level workers. This introductory course provides hands-on training in the basic skills needed by a biotechnologist. A biotechnologist requires hands-on skills in diverse techniques from disciplines such as chemistry, biology, immunology, and genetics. These basic skills include accurate pipetting, preparation of solutions, growth of bacteria, basic microscopy, DNA purification, agarose gel electrophoresis, and PCR amplification of DNA.
Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 3 hours per week.



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