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Indiana University Bloomington

New Courses In Biotechnology


We are adding new courses to the major!

BIOT T215: Diagnostic and Forensic Biotechnology Lab*
          Offered 9:30 am -12:30 pm, T/Th Fall 2015

          A project-based laboratory that provides experience involving forensic and diagnostic problems using methods found in a biotechnology lab. These methods include polymerase chain reaction, microscopy, and the chromatography of large and small molecules. P: L112

BIOT T270: Alcohol and the Science of Fermentation*
          Offered 1:00-2:15 pm, T/Th, Fall 2015

          Introduction to the biotechnological aspects of microbial fermentation and to the many and varied industries that rely on fermentation.

*The two courses listed above may count towards our new minor in Biotechnology.

Also New:

BIOT T105 Biotechnology in Society

If you have questions about these new classes or the fall schedule, please e-mail Nancy Magill.

In Addition:

T301 will be offered both semesters- fall and spring- Thursdays at 5:30 pm
T315 will be offered both semester- in the fall it will be on MW 2-5, plus F 2-3:30 for discussion
T310 will be in the fall only but T322 will be taught both in the fall and in the spring.

We encourage all of our undergraduate students to meet with the advisor, Carlin C. Schrag, to plan an appropriate schedule.  Carlin’s office is in Simon Hall 102A.  Advising appointments can be scheduled in StarNet. She can also be reached at or (812) 855-9511.

Graduate Classes (now open to other graduate students):


  • T501: Topics in Biotechnology I
  • T508: Theory & Application of Biotechnology Lecture I
  • T521:Research Design and Ethics


  • T502: Topics in Biotechnolgy II
  • T515: Theory & Application of Biotechnolgy Lab I
  • T525:Protein Expression, Purification & Characterization Laboratory
  • T540: Structure, Function, and Regulation Biomolecules