MICR 405

Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Covers laboratory-based research and applications of biotechnology and synthetic biology. Core topics include recombinant DNA technologies, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, genome engineering approaches, in vitro antibody selection vaccine development, bio-prospecting, metabolic engineering, directed evolution, fermentation processes and biofuel production strategies.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of MICR 405, BIOC 405.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Microbiology offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology in the Faculty of Science.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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