Marine biotechnology is an interdisciplinary field that combines principles of biology, chemistry, genetics, and engineering to study and utilize the diverse resources found in marine environments. This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, methods, and applications of marine biotechnology. Course Objectives: To introduce students to the fundamental concepts and principles of marine biology and biotechnology. To explore the unique biodiversity of marine ecosystems and its potential for biotechnological applications. To familiarize students with the techniques used in marine biotechnology research, including genetic engineering, microbial bioprospecting, and bioinformatics. To examine the applications of marine biotechnology in various industries, such as pharmaceuticals, aquaculture, environmental remediation, and food production. To foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills through case studies and hands-on laboratory exercises.
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