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MIMM 387 The Business of Science (3 credits)

Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Science)


Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : The ability to select and manipulate genetic material has lead to unprecedented interest in the industrial applications of procaryotic and eucaryotic cells. Beginning in the 1970s the introduction of and subsequent refinements to recombinant DNA technology and hybridoma technology transformed the horizons of the biopharmaceutical world. This course will highlight the important events that link basic research to clinical/commercial application of new drugs and chemicals.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Robert A Murgita, Amit Bar-Or, Richard Gold (Winter)

  • Winter
  • Prerequisite: At least one 200-level course in a biological or biomedical discipline or permission of instructor