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    New River Community College
   
 
  Jan 21, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 COLLEGE CATALOG
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BIO 253 Biotechnology Concepts

3 credit(s)
Dual Enrollment course only.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 101  or instructor permission
Explores the growing field of biotechnology ranging from basic cellular and molecular biology concepts to both basic and advanced laboratory techniques. Emphasizes the application of biotechnology to medicine, agriculture, environmental science, and forensics. Includes discussion of the business, regulatory/legal, ethical, and societal issues of this topic as well as the growing field of bioinformatics. Lecture 3 hours per week.



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