Graduate Applied Biotechnology
2020 Spring Term
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PRINCIPLES OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
Introduction to basic principles and techniques pertaining to biotechnology and its applications to our society. Survey of classical and emerging techniques.
ETHICS, SAFETY, AND REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Ethical and safety concerns in development, production, funding, and application of biotechnology. Analysis of socioeconomic impacts. Understanding the importance of data integrity. Overview of risk assessment and management in a regulatory environment designed to ensure safety of workers, study subjects, and patients, and protect intellectual property, data, and the environment.
PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Application and analysis of professional scientific communication, both written and oral. Focuses on designing documents that convey complex, data-rich technical and scientific content to audiences with diverse information needs using a variety of professional genres, including reports, proposals, presentations, and documentation.