University of Calgary

BCEM 401 - Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques I - Fall 2019

Recombinant DNA techniques, protein expression and mutagenesis stressing nucleic acid and protein properties relevant to these techniques. Practical experience in the laboratory includes DNA amplification (PCR), gene cloning and expression, nucleic acid-protein bioinformatics and introduction to methods for working with proteins. Emphasis on the scientific process: experimental design, data analysis and dissemination of results.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-6)


  • Biochemistry 393 and one of Chemistry 353 or 355.


  • Credit for Biochemistry 401 and Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology 451 will not be allowed.


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