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MDC 310 - Recombinant DNA Technology

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MDC 310 29 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 310 26 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 310 23 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 310 21 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 310 18 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 310 23 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course discusses the fundamental aspects of biotechnology, it emphasizes how cell structure and function is a vital starting point for knowledge of genetic engineering and gene technology. This course explores the fundamental issues of biotechnology, such as what is biotechnology and how it came about. It explains how biotechnology is done and how it is being used today. The consequences of biotechnology applications to the lives of humans and other animals, plants and to the environment are also covered.

Course Objectives

  • Describing the fundamental aspects of biotechnology
  • Describing the importance of biotechnology to mankind
  • Underlining the principles of Recombinant DNA technology
  • Describing the applications of microorganisms in industry, environment and agriculture 
  • Underlining the application of Recombinant DNA technology in plant and animal biotechnology

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers; laboratory and corporate management
  • Lab technicians and researchers
  • Health personnel, medical surveillance
  • Biosafety Officers, Industrial Hygienists, safety professionals
  • Quality Assurance, and Quality Control personnel
  • Community personnel, legal representatives, public relations

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The Foundation of Modern Biotechnology
  • From DNA to proteins, DNA Replication, Transcription & Translation
  • Basic Principles of DNA Technology
  • Restriction Enzymes, Cloning Vectors and Host Cells

Day 2

  • Expression of Cloned Genes
  • Problems Associated with Gene Expression
  • Cloning Strategies
  • Selection of Cloned Genes

Day 3

  • Expression systems
  • Applications of DNA Technology
  • Human Therapy, Industry & Agriculture
  • Environmental Protection
  • Microbial Biotechnology

Day 4

  • Fermentation, Fermentation Systems,
  • Metabolic End Products
  • Process Dependent on General Microbial Metabolism
  • Plant Biotechnology, Risk of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Day 5

  • Possible Effects of Releasing GMOs into the Environment
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Gene Transfer Methods in Animals
  • Medical Biotechnology, Gene therapy
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics in Biotechnology