Summer 2014 L41 Biology 437: Laboratory on DNA Manipulation
TThis course provides investigation-driven research on experimental manipulation of DNA and RNA molecules. This includes the construction, isolation and analysis of plasmids, RNA, PCR products and DNA sequencing. Molecular cloning (genetic engineering), gene knockout (mutants), RNA isolation, RT-PCR, and microarray projects are performed. Prerequisite: Bio 2970 and permission of instructor. Course will count for the biology major for WUSTL undergraduates.