PLBIO 3431

PLBIO 3431

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Companion to PLBIO 3430 with laboratory activities that focus on the practice of plant biotechnology. Students construct transgenes using recombinant DNA methods, transfer genes to plants by a variety of approaches including tissue culture-based methods, assess the integration of transgenes in the host genome and analyze their expression by use of reporter gene assays and by preparing and analyzing nucleic acids. Students will also gain basic skills in bioinformatics.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or recommended corequisite: PLBIO 3430 or permission of instructor.

Outcomes
  • Describe the fundamental concepts underlying modern plant molecular biology.
  • Gain hands-on experience in implementing methods typically used in plant molecular biological studies.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one discussion and one laboratory. Combined with: PLBIO 5431

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19009PLBIO 3431  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2935PLBIO 3431  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite or recommended corequisite: PLBIO 3430 or permission of instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.