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