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BISC 2580 : Biotechnology
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
2580W
Biotechnology
Biotechnology
Spring 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
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BISC 2580 - Biotechnology
BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126, CHEM 2151, CHEM 2152, CHEM 2153, and CHEM 2154
Corequisites
BISC 2202 or BISC 2207
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BISC 2580 - Biotechnology
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Genetic engineering of bacteria, plants, and animals, including humans. Applications of modern biotechnology, especially in the field of medical biotechnology, such as gene therapy, xenotransplantation, and the Human Genome Project. Regulation, prospects, and social impact of biotechnology. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement.
• Have an appreciation of the scope of biotechnology • Know that biotechnology is not a science but an application of science • Realize that biotechnology encompasses more than genetic engineering, including fermentation technology, cell culture, breeding and other forms of biological manipulations. • Understand the National Academy of Science’s concept of the biorefinery and its importance.

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Sustainability Courses

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