CIVE 558 Biomolecular Techniques for Environmental Engineering (3 credits)

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Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Civil Engineering : Introduction to molecular techniques used to characterize microbial communities in environmental biotechnology systems. Using real samples, this lab intensive course will introduce rRNA-targeted techniques including PCR-terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (tRFLP), quantitative PCR, clone sequencing, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and related bioinformatics analyses.

Terms: Summer 2013

Instructors: Dominic Frigon (Summer)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor