2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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BL 321 - Synthetic Biology

(3.00 cr.)

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 .

Prerequisite: BL 118 , BL 119 , BL 121 , BL 126 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer
Years Typically Offered: Annually



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