||This course is designed to train laboratory technicians in the technologies, procedures and processes utilized in the biotechnology industry to manufacture biologically-derived products. This course emphasizes the basic science and culture techniques used in industry, examples of bioprocessed products currently on the market and conformity to good laboratory and good manufacturing practices (GLPs/GMPs).
- Describe the growth characteristics of bacterial, mammalian and yeast cells.
- Summarize the functions of enzymes involved in major metabolic processes.
- Discuss stoichiometry in relation to microbial growth and product formation.
- Explain mechanisms used to generate biologically-altered products.
- Describe bioreactor function, control and operation parameters.
- Examine bioprocessing considerations using bacterial and mammalian cell cultures.
- Discuss critical aspects involved in the bioprocessing of common market products.
- Summarize relevant regulatory statutes involved in the manufacture of a genetically engineered product.
- Discuss challenges involved in the scale-up process of biologically-derived products.
- Discuss downstream processing steps common to bioprocess manufacturing.
- Generate a process flow scheme for the production of a recombinant protein.
- Perform a feasibility study on a biologically-derived product.
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