BIONB 4300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Experiments include PCR, immunoprecipitations, western blots, RNAi, antibody staining, optogenetics, and behavioral assays. Experiments emphasize how molecular techniques can be applied to studying neurobiological problems and will culminate in designing your own experiments.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 16 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3310. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 2801.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)

Outcomes
  • Demonstrate competence in basic molecular biology and protein biochemistry skills in the laboratory and the underlying principles of these techniques.
  • Demonstrate mastery of basic bioinformatics tools such as BLASTN, TBLASTN, and BLASTP and using model organism databases such as FlyBase.
  • Develop a clear understanding of how different laboratory techniques provide complementary information about gene expression.
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of scientific procedures and results through written laboratory reports.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3546BIONB 4300  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3310. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 2801. The time of 9:05 am to 11:00 is required. The lab is open until 5:00 pm for additional work.