Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

BIOC 361 - METAB ENG GLOBAL HEALTH ENVMNT

Long Title: METABOLIC ENGINEERING FOR GLOBAL HEALTH ENVIRONMENTS
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): (BIOE 362 OR GLHT 362) AND (PHYS 126 OR PHYS 102 OR PHYS 112 OR PHYS 142) AND (MATH 102 OR MATH 106)
Description: Importance of nutritional and pharmaceutical compounds, impact of cost of compounds on global health; Overview of biochemical pathways; metabolite analysis; Genetic engineering and molecular biology tools for ME; Pharmaceuticals and drug discovery approaches (antibiotics, antivirals; anti-parasite compounds); anti-diarrhea treatments; vaccines. Cross-list: BIOE 361, GLHT 361.
Course URL: http://www.btb.rice.edu