2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook Updated 
    
    Nov 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook Updated

BSCI 1220 - Fundamentals of Biomanufacturing


Prerequisite: BSCI 1111  and BIOL 2117 /BIOL 2117L  
This course is an introduction to the steps of development of products produced by microorganisms using biotechnology and genetic engineering which include; biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, enzymes and food ingredients. It will also introduce the various career opportunities involved in bioprocessing. Lectures will emphasize: how genetically altered microorganisms are used in drug development, methods used for manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, enzymes and food ingredients, biopharmaceutical process development, the design of biomanufacturing equipment and facilities, how bioprocesses are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA regulatory compliance), an introduction to bionanomaterials, and an introduction to scientific, engineering, regulatory compliance and business careers in biomanufacturing. Contact hours: Class - 1, Lab - 5. Credit hours: 3 (F)