This program integrates knowledge in biology, physics, and chemistry in a way that enables various applications to human and industrial problems through technology, consisting of the use of living organisms, or compounds obtained from living organisms, in order to acquire products valuable to human beings. To that end, biotechnology can be applied to several areas, such as the production of foods and beverages, drugs, genetic improvement of livestock and crops, prevention and treatment of diseases, pollution control, and even the production of forms of energy with lower environmental impact.
Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:
Propose and design biotechnological processes inherent to application in laboratories; employing logical, critical, creative, and ethical thinking.
To train professionals with:
To prepare the students for:
Department of Biotechnology
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