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ENES489Q or BIOE460
Biotechnology & BioProduction
 
This hands-on laboratory experience will be especially valuable to students interested in a career in biotechnology or biomanufacturing. The following will be covered: genetic engineering and gene splicing, cell isolation, creating and maintaining a cell bank, inoculum and media development, bioreactor design, fermentation, chromatography and other protein purification, ultrafiltration operation, cell harvesting and product recovery.
 
This 3-credit Winter Term course will meet five afternoons per week for three weeks. Instruction will combine classroom lectures with practical lab exercises. Students work through a “production campaign” from expression system in E. coli to a vialed protein product. Both laboratory and business aspects will be stressed in the course. This is an excellent opportunity for students looking for a career in biotechnology. Job placement assistance is available for students excelling in this course.
All majors welcome.
 
Thanks for any help.
 
Regards,
 
Kevin Knapstein
BSF Supervisor and Faculty Assistant
UMD Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility
Phone: (301) 314-7806
Fax: (301) 405-8213
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