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Bio-processing Manufacturing Technology

BPM. Bio-processing Manufacturing Technology

BPM 110
Bioprocess Practices

5 credit hours

This course provides a study of plant operations including various plant utility systems and detailed study of the varied plant environments in a bioprocessing facility. Emphasis is placed on quality mindset and principles of validation through applications of monitoring procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the rigors of industry regulation and its necessity.

BPM 111
Bioprocess Measurements

4 credit hours

This course covers a variety of physical measurements. Emphasis is placed on pH, temperature, pressure and flow rates, as well as spectrophotometry, and biochemical and chemical analysis methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and perform many aspects of process monitoring.

BPM 112
Upstream Processing

5 credit hours

This course introduces techniques involved in cell growth and fractionation. Topics include fermentation theory and application, as well as cell harvesting, cell disruption and fractionation methods. Upon completion, students should be able to grow cells, as well as isolate and collect various fractions.

BPM 113
Downstream Bioprocessing

4 credit hours

This course introduces a variety of techniques involved in separation procedures. Topics include extraction and precipitation, concentration and molecular filtration methods, as well as different types of chromatography. Upon completion, students should be able to perform separation procedures with an understanding of industrial scale procedures.