2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BL 321 - Synthetic Biology

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: BL 118 , BL 119 , BL 121 , BL 126 . Introduces students to the field of synthetic biology, focusing on the design and engineering of biological devices and synthetic genomes. Topics include genome structure and organization in prokaryotes and eukaryotes; gene synthesis technology; methods for the synthesis of whole genomes; design of genetic circuits; and the practical applications of synthetic biology in the creation of biofuels, production of pharmaceuticals, and development of vaccines. Closed to students who have taken BL 322 .



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