MICROBIAL GENETIC ENGINEERING
2020-2021 Greensburg Campus Catalog
   

BIOSC 1280 - MICROBIAL GENETIC ENGINEERING


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will consist of a series of lectures discussing the molecular genetics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbes and ways in which they can be genetically engineered. It includes: (1) the genome structures of microbes, (2) classic methods for genetic exchange, (3) current approaches to genetic engineering, (4) applications of genetic engineering to human disease. Visits to the computer lab will introduce web-based analysis of microbial genome sequences.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis


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