This course discusses the use of microorganisms in biotechnology. Microbial growth kinetics, metabolism, strain improvement, genetics, diseases and chemotherapy, food and dairy microbiology and the use of genetically engineered microbes in agriculture industries and medicine. The laboratory emphasize on microbiological techniques and genetic manipulation of microorganisms. 2 lecture hours and 2 two hour laboratories each week. Pre-requisite: BIOL 476.
- Teacher: Frank Onyango