BIOE 532 - BIOMANUFACTURING, SUS. & ECON
Long Title: BIOMANUFACTURING, SUSTAINABILITY, AND BIOECONOMY
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: The climate crisis, the need for sustainable energy sources, the manufacturing of commodities with low carbon emissions, and the scalable manufacturing of biomedicines are some of the grand challenges of the 21st century. Biotechnology and synthetic biology can offer innovative solutions to many of these challenges. This course will survey the current frontier of research on these topics, explore the future of the bioeconomy, and brainstorm novel strategies to address these challenges. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: BIOE 432. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOE 532 if student has credit for BIOE 432.