BIOL 362

Techniques in Molecular Biology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 1-3

An introduction to basic techniques in molecular biology. Nucleic acid (DNA) extractions; polymerase chain reaction (PCR); gel electrophoresis; molecular cloning; non-isotopic labeling of DNA probes; Northern blots; PCR primer design; computer based analyses of nucleotide sequence data. Students will undertake laboratory safety assignments on WHMIS and Biosafety.


Pre- or Co-requisites:


Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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