CHEM_ENG 478: Advances in Biotechnology

Quarter Offered

Spring : W 12:00 - 1:50; F 1:00 - 1:50 ; Leonard


This course may be taken by undergraduate students if they are in the Biotechnology Certificate program or by permission of the instructor. Biotechnology is a burgeoning area of research worldwide, both industrially and academically, that combines the expertise of multiple disciplines such as engineering, life sciences, and medicine. The emergence of new tools and ideas in biotechnology continues to accelerate, and this course is an introduction to a range of topics at the forefront of this field. This objective of this class is to expose students to the multidisciplinary research, and provide technical and intellectual skills from fields such as biochemical engineering, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomaterials, metabolic engineering, molecular biology, nanobiotechnology, pharmacology, and tissue engineering.