BIEN 585 Metabolic Engineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Bioengineering (Faculty of Engineering)


BIEN : Metabolic engineering role in transition from fossil resources to a bio-based society. Design-build-test-learn cycle of metabolic engineering. Design, genetic engineering and optimization of microbial biocatalysts. Metabolic network analysis, constraint-based modelling of metabolism, microbial production of valuable chemicals. General biochemical engineering practices. Recombinant DNA technology, enzyme function, kinetics and regulation. Cell chemistry, structure and function. Growth models, fermentation, strain development. Case studies.

Terms: Fall 2024

Instructors: Ignea, Codruta (Fall)

  • 3-2-4

  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

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