Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 4

BTC 260 – Marine Biotechnology

Prerequisites: BIO 112 and CHM 132 Corequisites: None

This course is designed to introduce biotechnology as it pertains to the marine environment: its unique characteristics, its promise, and the challenges it presents for industry. Topics include bioremediation, drug discovery and development, genomics, proteomics, biomaterials, bioengineering, mariculture and public policy. Upon completion, students should be able to research, develop, and market a marine bioproduct.