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.


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


Undergraduate course in Microbiology offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology 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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