Jul 21, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIOL 4500 - Molecular Biology


4 cr. 6 hr. Day course offered every other year.

This course offers studies of molecular techniques including restriction enzymes, plasmids, gene cloning, recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing, methods of gene expression analysis, and other topics of current interest. Laboratory work includes restriction enzyme digests, DNA cloning, bacterial transformation, minipreps, PCR, cell culture and transfection and bioinformatics. During this course, students will be conducting a laboratory-based research project that they will present at the end of the semester.  This is a Biology capstone course. IHIP

Prerequisite(s): A grade of at least 1.7 in BIOL 2800  and also complete one of the following: BIOL 2250 , BIOL 3350 , BIOL 3450  or BIOL 2150  or permission of instructor.



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