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BIOL 59500CMA CRISPR Mechanisms & Applications

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3


BIOL 23100.  Departmental Permission is required but will be granted to biology majors who meet the prerequisite. 


This course aims for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students interested in the CRISPR technology, one of the most important scientific developments thus far in this century. It covers the fundamental principles and mechanisms of bacterial immune systems, the CRISPR-Cas systems, and the applications based on these systems, such as genome editing and molecular diagnostics. The course will be taught based on current primary literatures, and students will learn how to read and interpret scientific data through lectures and in-class presentations and discussions.  



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