Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BIOL 268 - Experimental Molecular Biology

Semester Hours: 4

This laboratory-intensive course provides students with a solid foundation in practical basic and advanced molecular biological techniques, including their theory and applications to biological and medical research. Students gain skills in nucleic acid isolation and characterization and protein expression techniques, as well as fundamental bioinformatics tools. Genomic approaches and current advances in molecular techniques are also explored through a series of hands-on projects, presentations, and readings from the primary scientific literature.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
One semester undergraduate organic chemistry and at least one of the following courses: upper-level undergraduate genetics, cell biology, or biochemistry. May not be taken on a Pass/Fail basis. Lab fee additional. (2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory each week.) (Formerly, BIO 234)

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