Integrated Science Ctr. 352
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Dr. Ming-Mei Chang has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1993.
Ph.D. in Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Washington State University, 1988
M.S. in Forest Resources, University of Idaho, 1983
B.S. in Forestry, National Taiwan University, 1980
BIOL 216: Biology Second Year Laboratory
This course is designed for second year Biology and Biochemistry majors. It will include modules centered around Ecology, Genetics and Cell biology. Students will be introduced to select experimental techniques and experimental design that reflect contemporary practices in each of these areas. The course will count as a 200 level lab for the Biology BS and BA and as an elective for the Biochemistry BS degree. Prerequisites: BIOL 116, BIOL 117 and BIOL 119.
BIOL 304: Biotechnology
This course will provide students with the basic knowledge of biotechnology and its application and significant benefits to humanity. The topics include recombinant DNA technology and genomics, microbial, plant and animal biotechnologies, DNA fingerprinting and forensic analysis, bioremediation, medical biotechnology, and biotechnology regulations and ethics. Students may receive Biology credit for this course or BIOL 322 but not both. Prerequisites: BIOL 222. Offered every fall
BIOL 390: Molecular Techniques
An introduction to basic techniques commonly used in biotechnology. Laboratory exercises include DNA, RNA, and protein manipulations, web-based sequence analysis, and the use of associated apparatus. Lectures cover background information of the techniques and their applications. Prerequisites: BIOL 300 and one of the following: (BIOL 216, BIOL 223, BIOL 230, BIOL 301, CHEM 301, BIOL 330).