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Biotechnology (BIOTC)

BIOTC 416 (MICRB 416) Microbial Biotechnology (2) Fundamentals of applied biotechnology; the use of microorganisms in the synthesis of biologically-important and industrially-useful products.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: MICRB 201, MICRB 202;B M B 442  

BIOTC 459 (HORT 459, BIOL 459) Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology (3) Principles and techniques for the in vitro culture, propagation, and genetic manipulations of plant cells.
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: BIOL 230W ; orB M B 251, B M B 252  

BIOTC 460 (AGRO 460) Advances and Applications of Plant Biotechnology (3) This course provides a comprehensive overview and current status of plant biotech research. The course provides knowledge of plant systems that fall in the category of GMOs.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: BIOL 230W, B M B 251 or equivalent  

BIOTC 479 Methods in Biofermentations (3) Bioprocessing principles and development; uses and operation of biofermentors; determination of biomass; problems of scale-up.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: MICRB 201, MICRB 202;B M B 251, B M B 252, B M B 442  

BIOTC 489 Animal Cell Culture Methods (3) An overview of animal cell culture methodology and its practical application in bioprocess technology.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: MICRB 201, MICRB 202;BIOL 230W orB M B 251  

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