ENGS 35: Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

Offered

13F, 14F: 9L, laboratory

Prerequisites

MATH 3, CHEM 3 or CHEM 5, BIOL 12 or BIOL 13, or permission

Dist

TLA

Instructors

Gerngross

Textbooks

Fall 2013: None

A consideration of the engineering and scientific basis for using cells or their components in engineered systems. Central topics addressed include kinetics and reactor design for enzyme and cellular systems; fundamentals, techniques, and applications of recombinant DNA technology; and bioseparations. Additional lectures will provide an introduction to metabolic modeling as well as special topics. The course is designed to be accessible to students with both engineering and life-science backgrounds.