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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOS 5260 - Molecular Biology Laboratory

This course is designed to expose students to techniques that are currently being used to manipulate and analyze nucleic acids. Student will gain extensive hands-on experience with restriction mapping, ligations, bacterial transformations, eukaryotic gene-replacements, gel electrophoresis, non-isotopic hybridizations, as well as application of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Experimental design, use of appropriate controls and handling of acquired data will be stressed.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: BIOS 2500 Genetics, BIOS 3120 Microbiology, CHEM 3750 Organic Chemistry I, CHEM 3760 Organic Chemistry Lab I and junior, senior, or graduate student status.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: The prerequisites to 5000-level courses are: Junior/Senior standing and at least 12 credits in biology including the specific prerequisite for each course.

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