BB 1035: Biotechnology

Category I (offered at least 1x per Year)
Units 1/3

Through lectures, discussion and project work, students will gain an understanding of the function of biological systems at the molecular and cellular level. This course will explore topics such as genes-to-proteins, cell cycle regulation, genomics, and cell signaling as foundational concepts in genetic and cellular engineering, synthetic biology, stem cell generation, regenerative and personalized medicine and the production of therapeutic biologies. Projects will be designed to facilitate students’ understanding of the links between biological systems and biotechnology applications, including their impact on society. This course is intended for BBT and other life science majors.