MICR 607. Techniques in Molecular Biology and Genetics. 2 Hours.

Semester course; 2 lecture hours. 2 credits. Prerequisites: BIOC 530, BIOC 531, BIOC 532 or BIOC 533; or BIOC 503 and BIOC 504 or equivalent; permission of instructor. Designed to give an overview of the techniques utilized in modern molecular biology. The principles underlying techniques such as plasmid and phage cloning, RNA and DNA analysis, PCR, DNA sequencing, mutagenesis, genomic mapping, heterologous gene expression, and production and analysis of recombinant protein and transgenic mouse technology will be discussed in detail by experts in the field.