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Ohlone has the highest rate of success among its 32 statewide peers of community colleges for students continuing at college and completing at least 30 units. Source: California Community Colleges Success Scorecard.
A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):
- BIOT-100 Biotechnology and Society
- BIOT-101 Biotechnology Research Projects
- BIOT-103 LAB Biotech Summer Bridge
- BIOT-104A HPLC
- BIOT-105 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
- BIOT-110A DNA and Protein Purification and Analysis
- BIOT-111A Genomic and cDNA Library Construction and Analysis
- BIOT-111B PCR Primer Design and Optimization and Reverse Transcription PCR
- BIOT-112 Introduction to Bioinformatics
- BIOT-113 GMP/GLP and Writing SOPs
- BIOT/BIOL-114 Introduction to Plant Biology
- BIOT-115A Mammalian Cell Culture Techniques
- BIOT-115B Bioreactor Cell Culture Techniques
- BIOT-117 Immunology
- BIOT-118 Biotechnology Operations
- BIOT-119 Clean Room Operations
- BIOT-121 Biotechnology Careers
- BIOT-124 Quality Improvement Associate Certification Preparation
Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.
Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.
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Biotechnology AS Degree
- Apply industrial standards in recording laboratory procedures and results in a laboratory notebook.
- Demonstrate the use of common laboratory equipment such as micropipetters, spectrophotometers, electrophoretic equipment, pH meters, thermocyclers, bioreactors, etc.
- Employ the correct mathematical rules of operation, and be able to apply these to the preparation of reagents, buffers, pH adjustments, etc.
- Practice proper laboratory safety.
- Demonstrate an understanding of key concepts in molecular biology and biotechnology as they relate to the biotechnology industry.