Laboratory Assistant Continuing Education

BioPharma II: Molecular Biology Techniques

This course is a combination of lectures and hands-on laboratories in molecular biology and recombinant DNA techniques. Students learn hands-on laboratory techniques found in most molecular biology laboratories. Topics include DNA and RNA structure, media preparation, restriction enzymes, growth of bacteria, replication, transcription, and translation. The course also covers the use of plasmids and vectors, agarose gel electrophoresis, PCR, Southern and Western blotting, isolation of DNA, and digestion and analysis of DNA. Prerequisite: College-level bioscience courses (transcript required). 148 hours. $280

50946 TTh 2/2–6/7 6–10 p.m. NDC 110 January 26 registration deadline