Course Description

BI 418 Molecular Biology
4 cr. (2-0-4)
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: BI 312 (or BI 206 with instructor's permission) and CH 220 or CH 322, and credit or enrollment in CH 450, junior standing or instructor's permission.
Prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene structure and expression. Laboratories explore some of the techniques used for manipulating genes in vitro, including DNA isolation, DNA electrophoresis, subcloning and work with the bacteriophage. This course covers some of the theory and applications of biotechnology.