A laboratory-intensive course designed to introduce students to basic tools used in biotechnology. Introduces methods of recombinant DNA technology in the context of a cloning project. Introduces standard techniques, such as media prep, pipetting, PCR, and electrophoresis. Specific topics include DNA cloning using plasmid vectors as well as nucleic acid isolation and analysis. Additional course fee required. Falls. Prerequisite(s): BI 1110 and CH 2340. (WRCO)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.