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BL 205 Overview

Students will learn basic cell culture techniques, the theory behind the techniques, and the current applications of those techniques in research. Topics include: aseptic technique, isolation of primary cultures, cell quantification, growth and maintenance of adherent versus suspension cultures, cryopreservation and thawing, and viability and proliferation detection. Students also will learn basic microscope techniques including the use of an inverted microscope. Prerequisite: One semester of university-level biology and one semester of university-level chemistry.

  • 2.00 Credits
  • BL