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Course Number:
BIT 205
Course Title:
Bioseparations
Credit Hours:
5
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
80
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Introduces commonly used methods for separation of biological molecules for both analytical and preparative applications. Covers the principles of and practice in filtration, differential precipitation, and electrophoretic and chromatographic techniques within a laboratory setting. Prerequisites: BIT 109 or instructor permission. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Carry out separations of biological molecules using methods based on filtration, differential precipitation, electrophoresis, and chromatography.
  • Record and report the procedures, results, and interpretation of these separations in standard forms of scientific communication (laboratory notebook, written report, casual and/or formal oral communication).
  • Use knowledge of bioseparation principles to troubleshoot unexpected results and suggest solutions.
  • Work effectively as part of a team in the execution and reporting of bioseparation procedures.