# BITC1402: BIOTECHNOLOGY METHODS - Week 4 – February 7, 9

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BITC1402:
BIOTECHNOLOGY METHODS

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TENTATIVE CLASS SCHE
DULE

Assignments are in Seidman and Moore
, 2
nd

edition

(SM)
*
,
Seidman

(
Seid
), the on
-
line lab book, or as indicated.

LECTURE TOPIC

LECTURE

LAB TOPIC

LAB
BOOK

Week 1

January
17, 19

1)
Introduction to a safe workplace.

2)
Working Safely in the Laboratory:

clothing,
gloves & eye protection

3)
Safety Video: Practicing Safe Science HHMI

4)
Glassware Washing Hazards.

5)
The Measurement of
Mass and
Volume

6) Introduction to Accuracy and Precision

7)
Math quiz, part 1

math bas
ics: exponents
and scientific notation
; the metric system

S
M
:

Ch 9
-
12;

533
-
537

Ch 13; 19,

20

Seid: 1, 3

Laboratory orientation: labware, equipment,

reagents, care and maintenance. Handling

chemicals

and solutions. Glass, paper biological waste
disposal.

Glassware cleaning.

Care and use of laboratory balances.

Use of volumetric glassware.

Using a Pasteur pipette
.

Using a Mohr pipette

Skills check:
10 mL Mohr pipet.

Skills check:
Use of the bala
nces

p 23

p 28

Week 2

January
24, 26

1)
Things you need to know before you start the
first lab:

2) Solution basics; making a solution at a given
concentration

3)
Math: solution/dilution, part 1

4
)
Water in the lab

5)
Theory of acids and bases

pH, pH meters and pH electrodes

6
)
Acids & Bases Problem Set

http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/pr
oblem_sets/ph/ph.html

SM:

Ch 28 (I
-
III)

Ch 26

Ch 22

Seid:
2, 11,
15

Calibration and use of the pH meter and electrode.

Observe individual calibration of pH meter.

Lab exercise
:
Making up solutions of strong acids,
strong bases, weak acids and weak bases

Skills check:
Use of the pH meter

Demonstration

on the use of the program, Microsoft
Excel for making graphs and inserting them in a
Microsoft Word document.

Extended Learning Center:
Math & Science Computers

Using the directions on pages 9
-
11,
complete Lab
Assignment 1
.

P 35

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Week 3

January 31, February 2

1
) Buffer basics

2) Mathematics Review: significant figures,
decimals, scientific notation.

3) Significant figures tutorial
s:

http://science.widener.edu/svb/tut
orial/sigfigures
.html

and
http://www.lon
-
capa.org/~mmp/applist/sigfig/sig.htm

)

4
)
Math Quiz: solution/dilution part 2:

Review dilutions

SM:

Ch 27

Seid 4, 12,
13

Lab Exercise:
Preparation of phosphate buffer stock
solutions.

29

Introduction to
Micropipettes.

Practice with instructor
observation.

Skills check:
micropipettors

Extended Learning Center:

Graphing, continued.

Lab Assignment 2

P
29

P 43

Week 4

February
7,

9

EXAM 1: Feb
9

1)
Spectrophotometry

2
) Before you start the third lab:

Basics of using a visible spectrophotometer

3
)
Mathematics review:
Descriptions of
d
ata:
p
opulations, samples, variables and
measurements of central tendency and dispersion
(mean,
variance, standard deviation, coefficient
of variation and normal distribution).

SM:

Ch 23, 25

Seid 16, 18,
19

Lab Exercise:
Micropipette Calibration Check.

Short write
-
up, with statistics

How to write up your data and
appropriate conclusions

Observe individual setup & use of spectrophotometer.

Lab Exercise:

Making a simple dye solution and visible

spectroscopy.

P
45

P 50

Week 5

February
14, 16

1) Protein purification overview
, part 1

2)
Mathematics: review

dilutions
;
applications
of Beer’s La
w

SM:

Ch 29, 33

Lab exercise:

Pipetting and Micropipetting check using
the spectrophotometer

First major

lab report

(
spectroscopy labs
)
.

P 61

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Week 6

February
2
1
, 2
3

1) Protein purification overview, part 2

2)
Mathematics: making a purification table;
math quiz: graphing using logarithmic data

SM:

Seid: 25

Finish up labs (catch
-
up day)

P 72

P 74

Week 7

February
28,
March 1

1) The Centrifuge.

2) The Centrifuge Video: Basic Centrifugation
Techniques.

3) Safety Video: Centrifugation Hazards HHMI

4)
Mathematics: Centrifuge calculations and
use of a nomogram; theory of dialysis

Molarity calculator

of Laboratory SolutionMolarity calculator

SM
:

CH 31, 32

Seid: 5

Overview of Protein Purification

Lab Exercise:

Preparation of saturated ammonium
sulfate

Lab Exercise:

Precipitation of rabbit serum

Lab Exercise:

Dialysis

Lab Exercise:

General assay methods;
Detection of
protein peak by UV
spectroscopy.

Writing a scientific hypothesis.

Writing methods and materials sections.

P 67

P 69

P70

P 72

Week 8

March
6, 8

Clean and Green: Research opportunities in
renewable energy.

Guest lecture from Dr. Kainer

Student presentations

Lab
Exercise:

Production of Biodiesel from vegetable
oils.

Lab Exercise:

Analysis of BD from vegetable oils

BD

Lab

March
13, 15

Spring Break

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Week 9

March
20, 22

EXAM 2: MARCH 22

1) Structure of Proteins
; primary structure
(amino acids)

and secondary
;
amino acid
problem set

2)
Mathematics:
Weight per
volume vs
Molarity,
Percents

solutions and
, Parts.

3
) Molarity calculator
http://chem.salve.edu/chemistry/molarity.htm
1)

4) Vide
o: Column Chromatography.

Handout

Lab Exercise:
. Setting up a DEAE
anion

exchange
cellulose column

Lab Exercise:

Purification of rabbit immunoglobulin by
ion exchange chromatography.

Short Lab Write
-
up.

P 74

Week 10

March
27, 29

1) Structure of
Proteins
; tertiary and quaternary
structure and function

2)
Mathematics: pH/pKa of amino acids and
zwitterions; the isoelectric point

3) Mathematic
s
: 3
-
D structure visualization and
manipulation

4)
Large Molecule Problem Set
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/pr
oblem_sets/large_molecules/large_molecules_pr
oblems.html

Handout

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Week 11

April 3, 5

1) Immunochemistry

2) Use of animals in the laboratory; production
of monoclonal and polyclonal sera

3)
Mathematics: serial dilutions; graphing
ELISA data

SM:

Ch 17, 24

Lab Exercise:
ELISA in the
identification of proteins.

Short

lab report

Hand
-
out

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Week 12

April
10, 12

1) Upstream processing; preparation of cells and
fermentation

2)
Videos: (Fractionating a Cell
)

3) Mathematics: graphing fermentation yields

SM:

Ch 30

Seid: 17

Lab Exercise

Analysis of IgG fractio
ns

using gel
electrophoresis.

Second Major Lab Report

(Purification of IgG).

P 83

Week 13

April
17, 19

1)
Biotechnology and the Regulation of Medical
and Food Products

2) Enzyme kinetics; graphing enzyme
reactions

SM:

Ch 3, 4, 5

Lab Exercise:
Lysozyme: Enzymatic activity and
crystallization of lysozyme.

Short

lab report

(lysozyme).

P 93

Week 14

April
24, 26

EXAM 3: APRIL 22

1)
Introduction to Product Quality Systems

2)
Mathematics: dosage of
pharmaceuticals

SM:

Ch 6, 8

Seid: 9

Continue

Week 15

May 1, 3

1) Documentation : The Foundation of Quality

2) Quality Systems in the Laboratory

3) Safety Video, OSHA Safety Video, Safety in
Chemical Hazards, Emergency Response).

SM:

Ch 7

Lab Exercise:

Production of a product under
GMP
Conditions.

Short
lab report (GMP)
.

Hand
-
outs

FINALS WEEK

May
8,
10

May
8
, REVIEW; May 1
0
,
FINAL EXAM