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203.310 DNA Technology (15 credits)
IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2022. For 2021 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:
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Advanced molecular biology methods to address areas ranging from detection of microbial pollution and vaccine development, to molecular characterization of inherited diseases and cancer. Topics will include gene cloning, PCR, recombination, transposons, transgenes and mutagenesis using state-of-the-art technologies like CRISPR and gene drives. Students will gain practical experience by planning and performing a DNA technology project encompassing primer design, PCR, molecular cloning, DNA quantification, electrophoresis, DNA sequencing and computer analysis of the recombinant construct.
One of 122.231, 162.211, 203.240 or 203.211
General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level.
- Restriction(s): 203.300, 203.340
|2022||Semester One full semester||Internal||Auckland Campus|
|2022||Semester One full semester||Internal||Manawatu Campus|
* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.
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