Summer 2019 - MBB 432 D100
Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques (4)
Class Number: 3170
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu, We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8159, Burnaby
1 778 782-6801
Prerequisites:MBB 308 and MBB 331, all with a minimum grade of C, or permission of instructor. Recommended: MBB 309W.
Laboratory with accompanying lectures designed to give practical experience in advanced contemporary molecular biology techniques. Projects will involve recombinant gene and protein manipulations to investigate the dynamics of proteins within living cells.
Laboratory with accompanying lectures designed to give practical experience in advanced techniques currently used in molecular biology and biotechnology. Projects will involve recombinant gene and protein manipulations for investigating functional mechanisms of genes and their encoded products.
A. LAB SCHEDULE:
2. Open lab periods: After the first month, additional drop-in lab times for short or extended lab procedures (consult with TAs and lab instructor)
B. FLOW-CHARTS & LAB BOOKS:
1. Flow-Charts: Evaluated by TAs and/or lab instructor every scheduled lab and randomly during open lab hours
2. Lab books: Evaluated by TAs and/or lab instructor on random basis
C. LAB QUIZZES AND PROBLEM SETS:
1. Lab quizzes: best 4 of 5 marked (NOTE POLICY ON ABSENCES)
2. Problem sets: take home problems that emphasize basic lab knowledge
D. FINAL REPORT:
1. Final report: due last day of classes by 5 pm (LATE REPORTS NOT MARKED)
E. FINAL ORAL PRESENTATION:
1. Oral presentations: Last 2 lecture/lab periods. 20-25 min. All participate.
- A. Lab preparedness, performance, organization 30%
- B. Lab quizzes and problem sets 25%
- C. Final report 25%
- D. Final oral presentation 20%
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
A non-refundable fee of $20 will be assessed for the laboratory manual.
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