University of Calgary

PLBI 401 - Plant Biotechnology - Winter 2019

The theory, application and history of plant biotechnology. Plant genome structure and the regulation of gene expression. Transcript, protein and metabolic profiling. Recombinant gene transfer into the plant genome. Biotechnological approaches to crop improvement, soil remediation and value-added traits.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Biology 331, 371 or 233 and one of Biochemistry 341 or 393. Also known as: (formerly Botany 401)


This course will be offered next in Winter 2020.
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