Techniques in Molecular Biology

VTMC 831
2010

Prerequisites

 

VTMC 831
Introduction Exercises Prerequisites Schedule Guest Lectures Useful Web sites References

Students taking the course must have at least an undergraduate level background in molecular biology. Students who have not taken a recent course in molecular biology are responsible for acquiring the necessary background on their own.

Students must have an understanding of:

Nucleic acid and protein biochemistry - The basic structure of DNA, RNA and proteins. Information transfer in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells - DNA <-> RNA -> proteins
Enzymes used as tools in molecular biology - Restrction endonucleases, DNA ligases, RNA-dependent DNA polymerases, thermostable polymerases
Polymerase chain reaction

 

 

 

 

 

May 2, 2010

Vikram Misra Dept. Veterinary Microbiology Western College of Veterinary Medicine University of Saskatchewan