Biomolecular Engineering Summer Courses


    Bioethics in the 21st Century: Science, Business, and Society

  • BME 80G

    Session 2

    Serves science and non-science majors interested in bioethics. Guest speakers and instructors lead discussions of major ethical questions having arisen from research in genetics, medicine, and industries supported by this knowledge. (Also offered as Philosophy 80G. Students cannot receive credit for both courses.) (General Education Code(s): PE-T, T6-Natural Sciences or Humanities and Arts.) Also listed as PHIL 80G.

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  • Technical Writing for Biomolecular Engineerings

  • BME 185

    Session 1

    Writing by biomolecular engineers, not to general audiences, but to engineers, engineering managers, and technical writers. Exercises include job application and resume, library puzzle, graphics, laboratory protocols, document specification, progress report, survey article or research proposal, poster, and oral presentation.  

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  • Synthetic Biology--Mentored Research A

  • BME 188A

    Session 1

    Provides a multidisciplinary, collaborative research experience working on a project in synthetic biology. Working with one or more research faculty, student teams complete a substantial project. Multiple oral/written presentations are required, including a formal conference presentation. Prerequisite(s): course 180. May be repeated for credit. 

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  • Synthetic Biology--Mentored Research B

  • BME 188B

    Session 2

    The second course in the two-quarter series in synthetic biology research. It continues the collaborative research endeavor that began in course 188A. Multiple oral/written presentations are required, including a formal conference presentation. Prerequisite(s): course 188A. May be repeated for credit. 

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