Combine biological knowledge and methods with quantitative principles and strategies for biochemical engineering. Build on your understanding of nucleic acid and protein chemistry to formulate business and regulatory proposals. Advance your knowledge of natural engineering processes to produce viable products and materials that address emerging challenges.
- Elizabeth Sattely Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
- Recombinant DNA technology and synthetic biology
- Gene and genome modification
- Protein engineering and directed evolution
- Cellular metabolism
Extensive prior knowledge of biotechnology is not required. Students should hold a BS in Science or Engineering and have basic knowledge of biochemistry, and organic chemistry.
CHEMENG181 or BIOSCI41, or equivalent.