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2019 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
2019 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGSC 5380 - Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology 3

INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOTECHNOLOGY. (3) This course covers the technology, applications, economic potential and implications of biotechnology application in industry and environmental fields. Directed at readers with a general interest in a specific technology. Topics include: 1) The scope and impact of industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, 2) History of industrial biotechnology, 3) Industrial systems biology and fermentation technology, 4) Directed evolution of industrial biocatalysts, 5) The industrial production of enzymes and applied biocatalysis, 6) Downstream processing in industrial biotechnology, 7) Industrial biotechnology in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, 8) Industrial biotechnology in the food and feed sector, 9) Industrial biotechnology in the paper, pulp sector and biofuels, 10) Applications of Environmental Biotechnology, 11) Value-Added Biotechnological Products from Organic Wastes, 12) Drinking Water Treatment, 13) Phosphorus Removal, 14) Anaerobic Treatment by Methanogenesis 15) Detoxification of Hazardous Chemicals and Bioremediation and 16) Nanobiotechnology