BIOL
GU4034
Biotechnology
Semester: 
Fall 2017
Section Number: 
001
Days of the Week: 
Mondays
Wednesdays
Time: 
4:10pm - 5:25pm
Number of Credits: 
3
Course Description: 

Prerequisites: genetics or molecular biology. The course covers techniques currently used to explore and manipulate gene function and their applications in medicine and the environment. Part I covers key laboratory manipulations, including DNA cloning, gene characterization, association of genes with disease, and methods for studying gene regulation and activities of gene products. Part II also covers commercial applications, and includes animal cell culture, production of recombinant proteins, novel diagnostics, high throughput screening, and environmental biosensors.

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Department of Biological Sciences
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Columbia University
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Department of Biological Sciences
600 Fairchild Center
Mail Code 2402
Columbia University
1212 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
biology@columbia.edu
212 854-4581