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Second Edition

Second Edition Available Soon

  • Updated science content including 10 new advanced topics and a DNA barcoding activity
  • Increased background on industrial biotechnology practices and biological drug development
  • New lesson frameworks to infuse student-directed inquiry into the activities
  • Over 30 new and updated vignette stories spanning careers in biotech, bioethical issues, and biotechnology in the real world

Available September 2018

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Start or enhance your biotechnology course today with Biotechnology: A Laboratory Skills Course by J. Kirk Brown. This laboratory textbook blends science background and hands-on laboratory activities with real world applications to help prepare your students to be critical thinkers as biotechnology shapes their world.

Content Overview

  • Integrated activities and concise science background to develop key laboratory skills
  • Real world application and bioethics case studies to consider the broader implications of biotechnology
  • Careers in biotechnology to broaden job option awareness
  • Project ideas and extended background to support student research
Chapter 1 — The Biotechnology Industry
Chapter 2 — Laboratory Skills
Chapter 3 — Microbiology and Cell Culture
Chapter 4 — DNA Structure and Analysis
Chapter 5 — Bacterial Transformation and Plasmid Purification
Chapter 6 — The Polymerase Chain Reaction
Chapter 7 — Protein Structure and Analysis
Chapter 8 — Immunological Applications
Chapter 9 — Research Projects

Teacher Support

Biotechnology: A Laboratory Skills Course incorporates Bio-Rad Explorer Kits which are supported by live technical support for easy implementation. The teacher supplement also provides thorough background information, preparation instructions, and implementation guides including:

  • Activity timelines with stopping points
  • Anticipated results and analysis
  • Tips
  • Safety
  • Assessments
  • Inventory tables and advanced preparation instructions
  • Answers to pre-laboratory and post-laboratory questions

Additional Information

The student edition meets Manufacturing Standards and Specifications for Textbooks (MSST) developed by the State Instructional Material Review Association (SIMRA).

Download Bulletin 6878 for a current list of important errata and corrections for Biotechnology: A Laboratory Skills Course and the Teacher Supplement.

Student Edition, First Edition  
Print type Color
Number of pages Approximately 400
Number of chapters  9
Number of activities 35
Binding Hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9832396-0-4
Teacher Supplement, First Edition  
Print type Black and white
Number of pages Approximately 200
Number of chapters 8
Binding Soft cover
ISBN 978-0-9832396-1-1
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Biotechnology laboratory textbook, first edition; the student edition offers information about techniques and protocols to reinforce laboratory skills; ISBN 978-0-9832396-0-4; education use only

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