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BIOE461

Synthetic Biology and Biological Engineering

This course introduces the scientific foundation and concepts of synthetic biology and biological engineering.

Terms Offered

Spring 2021

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Course Details

Students are introduced to the scientific foundation and concepts of synthetic biology and biological engineering. Current examples that apply synthetic biology to fundamental and practical challenges will be emphasized. The course will also address the societal issues of synthetic biology, and briefly examine interests to regulate research in this area. 

Number of credits: 3

How You Will Learn and Work

This is a Global Classrooms Connections Course. This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning. Students will work with faculty from Europe on their course projects.

Cultural Connection

Europe

General Education Credits

None

School/College

College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences

Prerequisites & Restrictions

University of Maryland (UMD) undergraduates are eligible. Prerequisite: BIOE120, BIOE121, BIOE241, and MATH246; or permission of ENGR - Fischell Department of Bioengineering department. Completion of BSCI222 and/or BSCI330 is recommended.

Faculty Highlight

Edward Eisenstein

Tuition & Scholarship

Course costs should be calculated based on the university‚Äôs standard tuition and fees for undergraduate students and graduate students.

Students enrolled in winter and summer Global Classrooms courses may be eligible for the International Education Scholarship.

Cancellation and Refunds

Global Classrooms courses follow UMD's Schedule Adjustment policies. 

Questions & Contact Info

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