Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering

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"Divide and Conquer" by MIT student Justin Lo. (Image courtesy of Justin Lo. Used with permission.)


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Fall 2007



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This course introduces experimental biochemical and molecular techniques from a quantitative engineering perspective. Experimental design, rigorous data analysis, and scientific communication form the underpinnings of this subject. Three discovery-based experimental modules focus on genome engineering, expression engineering, and biomaterial engineering.

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Endy, Drew, Natalie Kuldell, Neal Lerner, Agi Stachowiak, Angela Belcher, and Atissa Banuazizi. 20.109 Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering, Fall 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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