Science - Course - Cell and Tissue Culture 

  • Course Code: BIOL441
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3crs.: 3lec.)
  • Course Type: Departmental Elective (DE)

Course Description

The Course Provides Theoretical Knowledge On How To culture cells outside the body emphasizing on the equipment and sterile techniques of the cell culture laboratory, the composition of cell culture media, establishment of primary cultures and cell lines from normal tissue and cancer tissue, routine cultivation of cells, long-term storage and contamination. Various methods for characterization of cells and transfection are also discussed. Pre-req.: BIOL 231.