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Molecular Biotechnology comprises a set of universal laboratory skills that complement academic preparation in disciplines impacted by the life sciences.

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Mapping the Brain

Brain Explore the potential of cutting-edge technology in modern neuroscience.

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Viurs Engineering viruses for biotechnology purposes; developing viral reagent products for biomedical and therapeutic uses.

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Zebrafish Use genome editing and gene manipulation to alter gene expression and create transgenic zebrafish.

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Pump up the Protein Production

Researchers have genetically modified yeast to prevent it from metabolizing protein, leading to higher yields of industrially useful products. Cost-effective production of proteins will be essential to revolutionizing the future of healthcare and energy.