CTE Biotech 1 (Online Only)
Course Description: Students will learn about the biotech role in healthcare and the pathophysiology of disease on a microscopic level. They will gain virtual and hands on experience performing common laboratory procedures used in clinical research and manufacturing. They will learn how this field seeks to cure such deadly diseases as cancer and malaria, develop innovative medicine, and effectively feed the world through improved systems. They’ll learn about the history of biotechnology and some of the challenges it faces today, such as resistant bacteria, drifting flu viruses, and genetically modified organisms in food. Students will research new biotechnologies and understand firsthand how they are forever changing the world we live.
Course Teacher: Jenny Younker