Identify, recognize, and appreciate engineering contributions in biotechnology applications.
Tools of Biochemical Engineering
Be familiar with the tools of biochemical engineering (PCR, rDNA technology, protein engineering, protein display, fermentation, etc.).
Understand how protein drugs are discovered, produced, and purified.
Enzyme and Metabolic Engineering
Understand the role of enzyme and metabolic engineering in synthetic biology.
Utilize material balances to evaluate and optimize cell growth and substrate/product utilization in bioreactors.
Recovery and Purification
Apply engineering principles to recover and purification techniques of bioprocess.
Read and understand primary literature articles