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Biotechnology Program

"Molecular Biotechnology comprises a set of universal laboratory skills that complement academic preparation in disciplines impacted by the life sciences."
Dr. Robert M. Kelly, Director

About BIT 

Molecular Biotechnology Education

Because of the broad applicability of Molecular Biotechnology expertise, the operation of core teaching / laboratory facilities is a strategic and efficient mechanism for educating students of all levels, plus faculty and staff, from a wide range of disciplines.

Photo caption: Arabidopsis thaliana carrying the Green fluorescent protein (GFP) can be seen glowing green under a blue light.  The red color comes from chlorophyll fluorescence.  In between colors come from both molecules being active in the leaves of the plant.  Photo credit: Jacob Dums and Madison Routh.