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BIOL.4760 Cell Culture (Formerly 81.476)

Id: 001233 Credits Min: 4 Credits Max: 4


A series of lecture and laboratory exercises that will focus on the in vitro culture and analysis of multiple cell type commonly used in biomedical research laboratories. The lecture component will review methodologies used to establish immortalized cell lines, medium component for specific cell types, and techniques for genetically manipulating and analyzing cell lines. The laboratory exercises will emphasize the mastery of sterile techniques used to grow both established cell line and primary cultures, and molecular tools used for introducing recombinant genes and for analyzing cell growth and differentiation.


Pre-Reqs: BIOL 4420 or BIOL 4600 or BIOL 4670, and BIOL 4210L or BIOL 5210L Biochemistry Techniques.

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