Microbiology and Molecular Biology
 

Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory

Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory
Laboratory to accompany MMBio 441.
MMBIO
442
 Hours2.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMMBIO 241; MMBio 441 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 442
Course Outcomes: 

Laboratory Techniques

Learn molecular biology laboratory techniques through hands-on experience. Techniques will include DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, microRNA isolation, northern blotting, RFLP analysis, site-directed mutagenisis, protein extraction and EMSA.*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Knowledge of principles and techniques of molecular and cellular biology

Experimental Design

Apply the techniques to design experiments with appropriate hypotheses and controls and properly interpret experimental data*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Devise experiments with appropriate hypothesis and controls

Scientific Communication

Practice scientific communication and record-keeping through the completion of a laboratory notebook and answering written and oral questions and presentations.*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Demonstrate Communication skills in presenting research findings through effective oral and written presentations.

Independent Experiments

Design and carry out independent experiments*Relates to Program Learning Outcome: Devise experiments with appropriate hypothesis and controls