2015-2016 Catalog

BIOS 1500L Introduction to Bioprocessing Lab

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(2) High school biology with a grade of B or better or BIOS 1010 or equivalent; college-level reading, writing, and math proficiency - must be completed prior to taking this course.


(1) BIOS 1500 - must be taken at the same time as this course.

Course Description

This is the laboratory component to accompany BIOS 1500. Topics include applications of DNA and RNA technology, fermentation, enzymes, growth requirements for microbes, sterile techniques, waste water treatment, bioseparation and laboratory safety. Field trips that illustrate the basic techniques of bioprocessing may also be included. Students registering for this course must also register for BIOS 1500, which is the lecture component of the course.