Academic Catalog

BIOL423 RECOMBINANT DNA TECHNIQUES

Course Code: 2380423
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SEMRA KOCABIYIK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course has been designed to acquaint the student with the fundamental techniques of genetic engineering; manipulation of DNA in vitro, transformation techniques, library construction and screening methods, expression systems and host-vector systems. Recent applications of recombinant DNA technology in the analysis of biological processes, diagnosis of human diseases, isolation of human genes, DNA finger printing, gene therapy and the development of commercial products are also covered.