About BHSC 282 A

Laboratory experiences include practical concepts of molecular applications. Introduces basic methods used in DNA and Protein technology including plasmid isolation, polymerase chain reaction, restriction enzyme use, and related assays. Prerequisite: CHEM 042 or CHEM 141. Co-requisite: BHSC 281.


Prereqs enforced by the system: CHEM 042 or 141; MLS, MLSC majors or MLS PBC Continuing Education students only; Fee: $45 - Molecular Bio Lab Fee

Section Description

In this laboratory course, students will be provided with the opportunity to gain experience in various molecular biology techniques that are commonly used to monitor and diagnose human health and disease.

Section Expectation

This is an upper level course and and students are expected to be fully engaged during lab sessions. Coming to lab prepared, having completed the assigned readings/assignments, reviewed the lab protocols, and formulating questions, will allow for a more enriched experience for all. By the end of the course, students should have a detailed understanding of the methods used in molecular biology.


Students will be evaluated through a variety of assessments which may include: participation in the lab, completion of a laboratory notebook, pre- and post-lab write ups, presentation of student project, a midterm practical, and a written final.

Course Dates



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