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Courses matching BPM

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
BPM 110Bioprocess Practices3.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides a study of plant operations including various plant utility systems and detailed study of the varied plant environments in a bioprocessing facility. Emphasis is placed on quality mindset and principles of validation through applications of monitoring procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate the rigors of industry regulation and its necessity. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).
BPM 111Bioprocess Measurements3.
Prerequisites: BIO 110 and BPM 110
Corequisites: None
This course covers a variety of physical measurements. Emphasis is placed on pH, temperature, pressure and flow rates, as well as spectrophotometry, and biochemical and chemical analytical methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and perform many aspects of process monitoring.
BPM 112Upstream Bioprocessing3.
Prerequisites: BPM 111
Corequisites: None
This course introduces techniques involved in cell growth and fractionation. Topics include fermentation theory and application, as well as cell harvesting, cell disruption, and fractionation methods. Upon completion, students should be able to grow cells as well as isolate and collect various fractions.
BPM 113Downstream Bioprocessing3.
Prerequisites: BPM 111 and CHM 131 and CHM 131A
Corequisites: None
This course introduces a variety of techniques involved in separation procedures. Topics include extraction and precipitation, concentration and molecular filtration methods as well as different types of chromatography. Upon completion, students should be able to perform most separation procedures with an understanding of industrial scale procedures.
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