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Biosciences & Medicine Career Pathway Programs Career Pathway Program Number of MCPS HS Offering Academy of Health Professions 2 Biotechnology 3 Biotechnology – Project Lead the Way Model 1 Medical Careers/ Health Management 3 Medical Careers/ Physical Therapist
Molecular Biotechnology Course: Nine Units of Study
Unit Description 1 Biotechnology; Past, Present, and Future 2 Essential Lab Skills and Safety 3 Cell Structure and Function Review 4 Macromolecule Structure and Function 5 Proteins 6 Nucleic Acids 7 Protein Synthesis and Gene Regulation 8 Molecular Technology 9 Legal, Ethical and Funding Issues in Biotechnology
“ As a member of the academy, I received unique insight on modern branches of science, such as genetics and the role of molecules in sustaining life. I also had the opportunity to visit various institutions and learn of current projects in the field of biotechnology,” Megh
In Molecular Biology, I had loved all the labs, but my favorite one was when we were testing the effect of the “ampicilin resistant gene” in bacteria. It was pretty interesting to observe, how easily we had inserted or modified the gene of the E. Coli bacteria just with the help of test tubes and pipets,” Sachi