Adding an additional year of study, the Biotechnology – Advanced program will not only cover biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics, clinical and environmental microbiology. It will also allow you to specialize in topics such as advanced biotechnology, systematic microbiology and microbial genetics.
Nationally accredited, the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science offering will place a focus on laboratory techniques, including appropriate safety procedures.
In these labs you will learn how to:
Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples;
Accurately calibrate and use instruments such as pH and BOD meters, Gas Chromatographs, spectrophotometers, HPLC’s, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and Gel electrophoresis equipment;
Prepare media and reagents to culture pathogenic microbes;
Design and perform advanced microbiology and microbial genetics experiments;