BSC2416C - Introduction to Tissue Culture Lab (AA)
2 credits (1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours)
Introduction to Tissue Culture is a course designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the proper laboratory methodology and techniques associated with various cell and tissue cultures. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the components of a tissue culture laboratory (equipment, instruments, etc.) and provide them with a basic understanding of the proper use and care of these components. Students will be exposed to various cell culture lines and learn how to handle and maintain different cells, prepare various media solutions, carry out general tissue culture assays (such as transfections) and perform a batch scale-up of cells using bioreactors.
Prerequisites: BSC1010, BSC1010L, BSC2421, BSC2421L (with a grade of C or higher)