This course will introduce genetic engineering concepts, methodologies and applications in biotechnology. This course is suitable
for students interested to learn more about genetic engineering for bioscience and biotechnology.
Purpose of class
To understand how the knowledge of genetic engineering is applied in various industries.
Goals and objectives
Comprehend the basics of genetics
Understand tools used in genetic engineering
Understand techniques related to genetic engineering
HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.)
Amount of Time Required
Overview of Genetic Engineering course
Review on Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
Review on Mendelian Genetics
Biomolecules: building blocks for life
Review on DNA, RNA and protein
The central dogma
DNA replications and protein expression
Metabolisms and biochemical pathways
Review on glycolysis and TCA cycle
Enzymes for genetic engineering
Review on Restriction Enzymes and DNA polymerase
Review of lecture contents
Techniques in Genetic Engineering: DNA prep
Review of DNA isolation techniques
PCR reactions and applications
Review on PCR reactions
Techniques in Genetic Engineering: DNA cloning
Review "DNA cloning"
Techniques in Genetic Engineering: DNA sequencing
Review "DNA sequencing"
Genomics and Proteomics
Review "Genomics and Proteomics"
Genetic Engineering in industries
Review "Genetic Engineering in industries"
Review of all lecture contents
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'
Evaluation method and criteria
Midterm 30%, Final examination 40% and other assignments !5%. Passing mark is above 60%.
To obtain above 60%, students should be able to understand and briefly explain contents of Genetic Engineering.
Textbooks and reference materials
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
Consultation during office hours
Development of social and professional independence
Non-social and professional independence development course
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals