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BIO - Biology

BIO 250

BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH METHODS AND SKILLS

(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisites: Program placed and co-enrollment in BIO 253. Provides students with knowledge and advanced laboratory skills needed for employment in the biotechnology industry. Focuses on use of basic and specialized lab equipment and techniques such as solution chemistry, cell culture, DNA extraction and analysis, and protein extraction and analysis. Emphasis is on lab safety, documentation, quality control, and use of standard operating procedures. Lecture 1 hour per week. Laboratory 6 hours per week. Total 7 hours per week.

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