BIT 425 — Applied Biotechnology
This course covers the use of biotechnological techniques for microbialbased bioprocessing pharming, the applications of biosensors, recovering metals, bioremediation, engineering insect and herbicide resistance, engineering weed control and plant nutritional quality, engineering growth hormones, and bioterrorism. Concepts of intellectual property, ethical implications, risk analysis and regulations, and biotechnology as a business will also be addressed.
Requirements and Prerequisites
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO 260 lecture and BIO 320 lecture