Course title
Genetic Engineering

Course description
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
  1. Comprehend the basics of genetics
  2. Understand tools used in genetic engineering
  3. Understand techniques related to genetic engineering
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Assignment Midterm examination Final examination Total.
1. 10% 15% 25%
2. 10% 15% 20% 45%
3. 10% 20% 30%
Total. 30% 30% 40% -
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Overview of Genetic Engineering course Review on Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes 180minutes
2. Mendelian Genetics Review on Mendelian Genetics 180minutes
3. Biomolecules: building blocks for life Review on DNA, RNA and protein 180minutes
4. The central dogma DNA replications and protein expression 180minutes
5. Metabolisms and biochemical pathways Review on glycolysis and TCA cycle 180minutes
6. Enzymes for genetic engineering Review on Restriction Enzymes and DNA polymerase 180minutes
7. Midterm examination Review of lecture contents 240minutes
8. Techniques in Genetic Engineering: DNA prep Review of DNA isolation techniques 180minutes
9. PCR reactions and applications Review on PCR reactions 180minutes
10. Techniques in Genetic Engineering: DNA cloning Review "DNA cloning" 180minutes
11. Techniques in Genetic Engineering: DNA sequencing Review "DNA sequencing" 100minutes
12. Genomics and Proteomics Review "Genomics and Proteomics" 180minutes
13. Genetic Engineering in industries Review "Genetic Engineering in industries" 180minutes
14. Final examination Review of all lecture contents 400minutes
Total. - - 2720minutes
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.
Feedback on exams, assignments, etc.
ways of feedback specific contents about "Other"
Feedback in the class
Textbooks and reference materials
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Consultation during office hours (9am to 5pm)
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Non-social and professional independence development course
Active-learning course
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
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