BPH633 - Biopharmaceuticals

Outline information
Schools offering this subject
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:25:17.499
Last review date 2017-08-07 00:17:30.709

Subject Title

Subject Description
The subject covers both biotechnology and its applications in the area of biopharmaceuticals. Topics will include the basic principles of biotechnology, large-scale biopharmaceutical process development and the future of biopharmaceuticals.It will be assumed that students in this course will be able to recall and use previous knowledge of the techniques and principles obtained in prior courses.

Lecture Course: 3 hours weekly

Credit Status
Programs: BTR/BTR-C, CLP/CLP-C

For BTR students: BIT473 and CHO473
For CLP students: BIC 433 and CHO433

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Have demonstrated an understanding of the basic techniques of biotechnology.
  2. Have demonstrated an understanding of how biotechnology is applied to the production of biopharmaceuticals.
  3. Have demonstrated an understanding of how biopharmaceuticals are produced commercially.
  4. Have an appreciation of where biopharmaceuticals will progress in the next few years.
  5. Understand the general rules, guidelines, and laws associated with the use of Biopharmaceuticals.
  6. Be able to find relevant law, rules, and guidelines for the use of biopharmaceuticals.
  7. Understand, in general, the economical aspects of producing and disseminating Biopharmaceuticals in North America.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.