Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL221 - Cell Culture Techniques

Required in the Biotechnology degree and certificate programs, this laboratory module, a co-requisite to BIOL 220 - Cell Biology, provides hands-on experience with current techniques to isolate and analyze proteins in the research or diagnostic lab. Primary cell cultures and immortalized cell lines are established. The course is applicable to biological, natural, forensic, and agricultural science majors who want to augment their skill set and/or retrain for job advancement in their field. Prerequisites: Previous laboratory course; BIOL 101 and 102, or BIOL 104, or related work experience; RDNG 116 and MATH 095 or MATH 098 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 1 Cr. (3 Lab.) Fall semester.