CHEE380: Biochemical Engineering

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Course Description

Biochemical Engineering involves the application of Chemical Engineering principles and approaches to biologically-based systems and processes. Biochemical Engineering is central to the area of Environmental Engineering, and to Biotechnology processes which produce pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals and genetically engineered products. The course involves a systematic and quantitative description of medium formulation and sterilization, microbial kinetics and bioreactor design, product isolation and purification, and examples of current industrial practices and processes.

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TAs, TA Office Hours and Exam

Final Exam: Check Queen's Exam website for location

Exam Office Hours: 
Additional Office Hours will be arranged leading up to the Final Exam.

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