2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CBIOL 3330 Research Methods in Biology

This is a laboratory-based course in which students will learn to apply biochemical, molecular and cellular biology techniques to address scientific questions. Students will learn principles and practices of basic biochemical characterization of DNA, proteins, bacterial culture, transformation, nucleic acid purification and quantitation, DNA restriction digestion and analysis, primer design and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). In addition, students will learn computer-based DNA sequence analysis, data acquisition and database searches. Students will also explore various aspects of bioinformatics and genomics, and advanced molecular techniques such as next generation sequencing and microarrays, which play important roles in genomics and proteomics.




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