Spring for 2009-2010
This course is designed to introduce the student to the field of molecular biology and the techniques used such as gel electrophoresis, polymerase chain reaction, cloning, sequencing, mutagenesis, transfection, transformation, protein purification and identification, immunoassys, etc. Students learn theory and design of these techniques in lecture and then experience these techniques in the laboratory. The course aims to allow the student to read articles in current journals (e.g. Cell, J. Biol. Chem., Science, Nature, etc.) and understand the terminology and methodology utilized in the study.
Prerequisites: HSCI -101, 102, 202, 204; CHEM-001, 002.
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Spring '10: Theos A (file download)
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