BTEC 6 Basics of Cell Culture (1)
Lec-9, Lab-27, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to mammalian cell culture and stem cell biology and techniques. Practical hands on experience include aseptic techniques, counting cells, cell/stem cell culture maintenance, fluorescence labeling and stem cell differentiation.
TITLE 5 CLASSIFICATION CREDIT/DEGREE APPLICABLE (meets all standards of Title 5. Section 55002(a))
Offered only in Summer semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Properly use laboratory equipment such as microscopes, centrifuges, incubator and laminar hood.
- Outcome 2: Maintain viable mammalian cell cultures by using proper techniques under aseptic conditions.
- Outcome 3: Describe the basic theories of mammalian cell culture and stem cell techniques.
- Outcome 4: Count cells, calculate cell concentrations and prepare proper dilutions.
- Outcome 5: Perform and carryout basic mammalian cell culture/ stem cell assays using proper techniques.
- Outcome 6: Critically observe, analyze and record experiment results.