20.109 Laboratory Fundamentals in Biological Engineering

As taught in: Fall 2007

Creative drawing of whimsical creatures and a DNA double helix.

"Divide and Conquer" by MIT student Justin Lo. (Image courtesy of Justin Lo. Used with permission.)




Prof. Drew Endy

Dr. Natalie Kuldell

Dr. Neal Lerner
(Writing Instructor)

Dr. Agi Stachowiak

Prof. Angela M. Belcher

Dr. Atissa Banuazizi
(Oral Presentation Instructor)

Course Features

Course Description

This course introduces experimental biochemical and molecular techniques from a quantitative engineering perspective. Experimental design, rigorous data analysis, and scientific communication form the underpinnings of this subject. Three discovery-based experimental modules focus on genome engineering, expression engineering, and biomaterial engineering.

This OCW site is based on the source OpenWetWare class Wiki, found at 20.109(F07): Laboratory Fundamentals of Biological Engineering.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .xls.