Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BIOT 601 Introduction to Molecular Biology (3)
A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of biology, including a broad review of the life sciences with emphasis on molecular biology. Topics include the basic concepts and processes of cell biology, molecular biology, and immunology. The components of a cell, the processes occurring in a single cell, and the functioning of a multicellular organism are explained. Discussion also covers the use of model organisms to understand basic and applied biology.
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82686 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Myrum, Craig L. Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 601 Introduction to Molecular Biology (3)
A thorough grounding in the fundamentals of biology, including a broad review of the life sciences with emphasis on molecular biology. Topics include the basic concepts and processes of cell biology, molecular biology, and immunology. The components of a cell, the processes occurring in a single cell, and the functioning of a multicellular organism are explained. Discussion also covers the use of model organisms to understand basic and applied biology.
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83086 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Eustice, Moriah R. Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 630 Introduction to Bioinformatics (3)
An introduction to bioinformatics. Emphasis is on the interpretation of data. Topics include new, sophisticated DNA, RNA, and protein sequence analyses and pattern recognition and DNA computing, as well as more traditional mathematical modeling (using Bayesian probability and basic algorithms, machine learning and neural networks, and Markov models and dynamic programming). Discussion also covers the analysis of tridimensional structures, phylogenic relationships, and genomic and proteomic data.
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82667 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Johnson, Kory R Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 630 Introduction to Bioinformatics (3)
An introduction to bioinformatics. Emphasis is on the interpretation of data. Topics include new, sophisticated DNA, RNA, and protein sequence analyses and pattern recognition and DNA computing, as well as more traditional mathematical modeling (using Bayesian probability and basic algorithms, machine learning and neural networks, and Markov models and dynamic programming). Discussion also covers the analysis of tridimensional structures, phylogenic relationships, and genomic and proteomic data.
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82978 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ogg, Sherry L Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 630 Introduction to Bioinformatics (3)
An introduction to bioinformatics. Emphasis is on the interpretation of data. Topics include new, sophisticated DNA, RNA, and protein sequence analyses and pattern recognition and DNA computing, as well as more traditional mathematical modeling (using Bayesian probability and basic algorithms, machine learning and neural networks, and Markov models and dynamic programming). Discussion also covers the analysis of tridimensional structures, phylogenic relationships, and genomic and proteomic data.
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83053 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Johnson, Kory R Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 640 Societal Issues in Biotechnology (3)
An examination of current societal issues in biotechnology from several perspectives. Topics include the commercialization of biotechnology; biohazards; managerial views of legal issues and bioethics; the need for public scrutiny; environmental and cultural issues; and the role of governmental regulatory agencies in researching, developing, and commercializing biotechnology. An overview of the early history and modern developments of biotechnology is provided.
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82680 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ebrahimian, Soheila Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 640 Societal Issues in Biotechnology (3)
An examination of current societal issues in biotechnology from several perspectives. Topics include the commercialization of biotechnology; biohazards; managerial views of legal issues and bioethics; the need for public scrutiny; environmental and cultural issues; and the role of governmental regulatory agencies in researching, developing, and commercializing biotechnology. An overview of the early history and modern developments of biotechnology is provided.
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82980 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Banuelos, Cristina Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 640 Societal Issues in Biotechnology (3)
An examination of current societal issues in biotechnology from several perspectives. Topics include the commercialization of biotechnology; biohazards; managerial views of legal issues and bioethics; the need for public scrutiny; environmental and cultural issues; and the role of governmental regulatory agencies in researching, developing, and commercializing biotechnology. An overview of the early history and modern developments of biotechnology is provided.
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83054 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Banuelos, Cristina Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 640 Societal Issues in Biotechnology (3)
An examination of current societal issues in biotechnology from several perspectives. Topics include the commercialization of biotechnology; biohazards; managerial views of legal issues and bioethics; the need for public scrutiny; environmental and cultural issues; and the role of governmental regulatory agencies in researching, developing, and commercializing biotechnology. An overview of the early history and modern developments of biotechnology is provided.
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87095 9083 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Butts, Cherie L Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 643 Techniques of Biotechnology (3)
A comprehensive review of current techniques in biotechnology research and applications. The development and use of some of the techniques are placed in historical context. Discussion covers techniques used in genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics and the applications of these techniques. Current plant and animal transformation methods are explained. High throughput technologies, including sequencing, real time RT-PCR, SAGE, and microarrays, are also explored. Topics also include therapeutic applications of biotechnology, such as gene therapy, stem cell technology, and RNA interference. Emerging technologies in this field are introduced.
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82687 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nelson, Craig M. Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 643 Techniques of Biotechnology (3)
A comprehensive review of current techniques in biotechnology research and applications. The development and use of some of the techniques are placed in historical context. Discussion covers techniques used in genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics and the applications of these techniques. Current plant and animal transformation methods are explained. High throughput technologies, including sequencing, real time RT-PCR, SAGE, and microarrays, are also explored. Topics also include therapeutic applications of biotechnology, such as gene therapy, stem cell technology, and RNA interference. Emerging technologies in this field are introduced.
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82982 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pavlov, Andrey R. Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 643 Techniques of Biotechnology (3)
A comprehensive review of current techniques in biotechnology research and applications. The development and use of some of the techniques are placed in historical context. Discussion covers techniques used in genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics and the applications of these techniques. Current plant and animal transformation methods are explained. High throughput technologies, including sequencing, real time RT-PCR, SAGE, and microarrays, are also explored. Topics also include therapeutic applications of biotechnology, such as gene therapy, stem cell technology, and RNA interference. Emerging technologies in this field are introduced.
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83055 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nelson, Craig M. Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 645 Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology (3)
A detailed exploration of the business of biotechnology, its structure and operation, and the science upon which this relatively new global industry sector was founded. Discussion covers a wide range of biotechnology applications, from biopharmaceuticals to biofuels, and the technical advances behind them. Focus is on methods and economics of bioprocessing and unique aspects of the funding, alliances, and global models used in the business of biotechnology.
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82688 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Conroy, Richard S Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 645 Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology (3)
A detailed exploration of the business of biotechnology, its structure and operation, and the science upon which this relatively new global industry sector was founded. Discussion covers a wide range of biotechnology applications, from biopharmaceuticals to biofuels, and the technical advances behind them. Focus is on methods and economics of bioprocessing and unique aspects of the funding, alliances, and global models used in the business of biotechnology.
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82983 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hasan, Syed K Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 645 Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology (3)
A detailed exploration of the business of biotechnology, its structure and operation, and the science upon which this relatively new global industry sector was founded. Discussion covers a wide range of biotechnology applications, from biopharmaceuticals to biofuels, and the technical advances behind them. Focus is on methods and economics of bioprocessing and unique aspects of the funding, alliances, and global models used in the business of biotechnology.
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83056 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Conroy, Richard S Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 645 Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology (3)
A detailed exploration of the business of biotechnology, its structure and operation, and the science upon which this relatively new global industry sector was founded. Discussion covers a wide range of biotechnology applications, from biopharmaceuticals to biofuels, and the technical advances behind them. Focus is on methods and economics of bioprocessing and unique aspects of the funding, alliances, and global models used in the business of biotechnology.
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83099 9081 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Taylor, Douglas D Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 670I Biotechnology Capstone: Bioinformatics (3)
(Open only to students in the bioinformatics specialization.) Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits of program coursework, including all core courses. An in-depth exploration of the bioinformatics field. The objective is to apply knowledge of the field while demonstrating research, analytical, oral and written communication, teamwork, and leadership skills during a semester-long project. Projects are garnered from real world problems from industry, academic institutions, and government organizations. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOT 670, BIOT 670I, BIOT 670M, BIOT 670R, or BIOT 670S.
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84897 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Rumpf, Robert W Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 670I Biotechnology Capstone: Bioinformatics (3)
(Open only to students in the bioinformatics specialization.) Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits of program coursework, including all core courses. An in-depth exploration of the bioinformatics field. The objective is to apply knowledge of the field while demonstrating research, analytical, oral and written communication, teamwork, and leadership skills during a semester-long project. Projects are garnered from real world problems from industry, academic institutions, and government organizations. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOT 670, BIOT 670I, BIOT 670M, BIOT 670R, or BIOT 670S.
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86424 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Ezewudo, Matthew Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 670M Biotechnology Capstone: Biotechnology Management (3)
(Open only to students in the biotechnology management specialization.) Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits of program coursework, including all core courses. An in-depth exploration of the biotechnology management field. The objective is to apply knowledge of the field while demonstrating research, analytical, oral and written communication, teamwork, and leadership skills during a semester-long project. Projects are garnered from real world problems from industry, academic institutions, and government organizations. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOT 670, BIOT 670I, BIOT 670M, BIOT 670R, or BIOT 670S.
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84899 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Madabushi, Amrita G Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 670R Biotechnology Capstone: Regulatory Affairs (3)
(Open only to students in the biotechnology regulatory affairs specialization.) Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits of program coursework, including all core courses. An in-depth exploration of the biotechnology regulatory affairs field. The objective is to apply knowledge of the field while demonstrating research, analytical, oral and written communication, teamwork, and leadership skills during a semester-long project. Projects are garnered from real world problems from industry, academic institutions, and government organizations. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOT 670, BIOT 670I, BIOT 670M, BIOT 670R, or BIOT 670S.
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84900 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Foreman, Angela Lee Syllabus Course Materials
BIOT 670S Biotechnology Capstone: Biosecurity and Biodefense (3)
(Open only to students in the biosecurity and biodefense specialization.) Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits of program coursework, including all core courses. An in-depth exploration of the biosecurity and biodefense field. The objective is to apply knowledge of the field while demonstrating research, analytical, oral and written communication, teamwork, and leadership skills during a semester-long project. Projects are garnered from real world problems from industry, academic institutions, and government organizations. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: BIOT 670, BIOT 670I, BIOT 670M, BIOT 670R, or BIOT 670S.
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84898 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Searles-Adenegan, Robin V Syllabus Course Materials
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