Applications of Biotechnology
This free online course on Alison takes you through the role of biotechnology in agriculture and animal breeding.
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Biotechnology Applications is a free online training course that begins with an introduction to how genetic engineering and biotechnology can be utilized as tools in improving agricultural practices. You will learn about the process by which biotechnology aids insect control, and herbicide control while promoting disease-free plants. You will be introduced to the concept of plant-tissue cultures. Biotechnology has created a lot of concepts that have made many agricultural practices seamless and productive. Therefore, the importance of these concepts will be made clear.
The course then explains the role of biotechnology in animal sciences as well as the impact of genetic engineering in animal breeding. You will learn about techniques such as artificial insemination, embryo transfer, vaccines, and gene therapy. You will also gain an understanding of the production of therapeutically important proteins and the milestones of genetic engineering in animal science over the years.
Furthermore, you will learn about the production of monoclonal antibodies which is used in adjuvant therapy to eliminate infectious agents or toxic substances. Finally, you will learn about the role of biotechnology in pisciculture. This course will be of interest to students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in the field of genetics. So, register for this course and start your next learning journey today.Start Course Now
Biotechnology in Social Welfare
Biotechnology in Social Welfare - Learning Outcomes
Biotechnology in Plant Science
Biotechnology in Animal Science
Monoclonal Antibody Production
Biotechnology in Social Welfare - Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the impact of biotechnology on grafting techniques
- Analyze how genetic engineering has aided the control of insects and the production of herbicides
- Explain the procedure for the preparation of culture media
- Discuss the significance of biotechnology in animal breeding
- Explain the importance of artificial insemination
- Describe embryo transfer and gene therapy
- Discuss the role of biotechnology in pisciculture
- Explain monoclonal antibody production as well as its significance
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