Course Descriptions - Biotechnology GENE 4003   Biotechnology
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Biotechnology includes the generation of new medicine, generation of biofuel, new chemicals and materials, removal of pollutants, and production of better and safer foods. The objective of this course is to provide students with general information on the theory and technologies that are currently used in biotechnology. Course topics will include gene identification, transformation and expression regulations, tissue culture and cell culture techniques, and other genomics-related agricultural applications. Nutraceutical and pharmaceutical applications will be addressed.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: GENE 2000
CROSS-LISTING: AGRI 5750