40 The Science of Biotechnology (3) UC:CSU
Prerequisite: Biology 6 and Chemistry 101.
Lecture, 2 hours; laboratory 2 hours
This is a comprehensive introductory course to the science of biotechnology. It involves the
learning of theory and offers hands-on laboratory experience. Examples of the basic tools of
Biotechnology covered by this course are gel electrophoresis, transformation, purification of
DNA, restriction analysis, construction of a genomic library, DNA hybridization, sequencing
and finger printing, cloning by using PCR, Western Blot and Bioinformatics.