May 26, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 3350 - Cell Culture Techniques


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every other year.

This course consists of a survey of the techniques and experimental approaches used in cell culture experimentation. The design and maintenance of a cell culture facility will be included. Topics covered will include sterile technique, media preparation, types and sources of cells, cell propagation and quantification, and viability assays. Students will develop their own research project based on their interests. They will use the scientific method to formulate hypotheses and carry out appropriate experiments to address the hypotheses. Students will maintain a proper lab notebook and will present formal presentations of their work at the end of the semester including a poster and a seminar.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2800 .



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