Course

INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSAFETY

Description: 

This course covers the following: from conventional breeding to biotechnological protocols, definition of biotechnology, traditional biotechnology, modern biotechnology (industry, medicine/ health, food, microbial, agricultural and environmental biotechnologies). Recombinant DNA technology and its applications, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), contemporary global status of GMOs (overall status of production, scientific basis of common traits and imparts of GM crops) will also be introduced.