Basic Techniques and Instrumentation in Biotechnology (BIT 123)

This course will allow students to gain theoretical and practical, hands-on knowledge of the operation, maintenance and calibration of commonly used and specialized laboratory instrumentation. Laboratory procedures will include solution preparation, aseptic technique, protein separations and assays, electrophoresis and recombinant DNA technology. The students be introduced to the concept of working with good laboratory practices as they pertain to documentation and record keeping. Discussion and implementation of laboratory safety policies will be key components to the entire course. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
CHE 131 - Chemistry for Technology I or CHE 151 - Principles of Chemistry I


The following courses must be taken along side this course
BIT 120 - Introduction to Biotechnology. May be taken prior or during course.
Term Location Sections Available
2018 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections
Central Campus (Blue Bell)