Botany 544 (Term 1:September, 2023- 3 credits)

General Information
Course Title
Techniques in Plant Molecular Biology
Course Overview

This is a laboratory course dealing with techniques of purification, cloning, sequencing, PCR amplification of plant nucleic acids, as well as electrophoresis and immunodetection of proteins.  The course includes a lecture component conducted during waiting periods determined by the laboratory experiments.


Limited.  Instructor permission and consultation with student supervisors may be necessary for the purpose of prioritizing students in case of over-enrollment.  The course is also listed as Forestry 503 and Plant Science 540.

Course Term
Meeting Location(Building and Room)
Room 105, Michael Smith Laboratories
Meeting Days/Times
Every Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. First day class (orientation type class) will start at 10:00 am.
Evaluation Information

Evaluation:  Lab Book and written assignments

Additional Information

First day class (orientation type class) will start at 10:00 a.m. also

For further information, please contact: 
Dr. David Ng; Michael Smith Laboratories (MSL) (604-822-6264) or

Course Code
BOTA 544
Course Department