BIO407A Molecular Biology Lab
Lead Faculty: Dr. Michael R. Maxwell
This course emphasizes techniques essential to molecular biology including DNA extraction, purification and quantification; polymerase chain reactions; and restriction enzyme digestion.
- Isolate DNA from cells.
- Quantify DNA and perform agarose gel electrophoresis.
- Amplify gene fragments by polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
- Perform artificial transformation of bacterial competent cells.
- Evaluate genetic data using existing analysis tools.