BIOL 4022 Biotechnology of Algae
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as BIOL 59.
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2 hours lecture; 2 credits
Phylogeny, evolution, habitats, growth cycles, and genetic engineering of algae; biosynthetic pathways of algal products and their metabolic regulation; interdisciplinary topics such as designing bioreactors and nutritional sciences including values of natural products. The economic aspect of patent law and management of companies dealing with algae will be covered.
Prerequisite: Biology 1001, Biology 1002 and Chemistry 1100