University of Calgary

BCEM 561 - Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology - Winter 2016

An introduction to the language, materials, methods, concepts and commercial applications of biotechnology with emphasis on methodology, proteins as products, and the impact of genome sequencing on biotechnology. Topics will also include microbial, animal, and bioremediation biotechnology, expanding the genetic code, synthetic biology, antibiotic resistance, cancer immunotherapy, stem cells, and gene therapy.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Prior completion of Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology 411 or Biochemistry 401 is strongly recommended.


  • Biochemistry 393.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2021.
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