Jun 16, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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BCBP 6310 - Genetic Engineering

In this course, students will explore the molecular methods and applications of recombinant DNA technology and the issues regarding their use through case studies on the effect of genetic engineering on medicine, agriculture, biology, forensics, and various other areas of technology. The course has three major components: 1) techniques used in the generation of recombinant molecules, 2) application of recombinant technology to diagnostics and therapeutics and 3) genetically modified organisms. May be used to fulfill the Culminating Experience requirement in Biology.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Undergraduate course in molecular biology and biochemistry or permission of instructor. (Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and BCBP 4310.)

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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