Part-Time Faculty (BIO 467/667 Advances in Biotechnology Research & Ideas Seminar)
Location: Syracuse, New York
Internal Number: 102431
Spring 2024 – BIO 467/667 Advances in Biotechnology Research & Ideas Seminar – 3 Credits
Course description: This topical course explores a variety of innovative biotechnology research areas. The subject matter varies from semester to semester, based on the most recent advances in biotechnology. Topics include gene therapy/gene editing, personalized medicine, stem cells/regenerative medicine, bioremediation, environmental and sustainability biotechnology, optogenetics, nanotechnology, immunotherapy, and many others. Readings are drawn primarily from current scientific journal articles. The course is student-centered and project-based, to encourage students to develop a broad understanding of what biotechnology can be used for, while pursuing aspects of the field that interest them most. Emphasis is placed on creatively and critically applying basic principles of biotechnology to solve problems that matter. Juniors and seniors only. Additional work is required of graduate students.
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