BIOL 362

Techniques in Molecular Biology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 1-3-0

An introduction to basic techniques in molecular biology. Course includes nucleic acid (DNA) isolation, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), gel electrophoresis, molecular cloning, computer-based analysis of nucleotide sequence data, including BLAST searches, multiple sequence alignment, and phylogenetic analyses. This is a single term-long project where new student-collected data are incorporated into a final report written as a scientific manuscript.


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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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