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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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FOR 115 - Forensic Biotechnology

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
FOcusing on forensic DNA genotyping, students will develop basic knowledge of the biotechnology utilized in forensic analyses. The core concepts include DNA evidence retrieval, conservation and analysis with modern technology, and analytical instrumentation including DNA extraction, PCR and microchip electrophoresis. The last four weeks are reserved for hands-on experiment to extract human-genomic DNA from saliva, amplify one part of the sex gene, and separate and identify the X & Y genes.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
CHEM 3A , 3B ; BIO 11 ; or permission of instructor. No liberal arts credit. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. Lab fees additional. (3 hours lecture or 3 hours laboratory.)





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