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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Bioprocessing: Large Scale Purification

This laboratory course develops the skills and knowledge related to purification of biological molecules produced on a large scale. Students will utilize the most common types of separation equipment, including tangential flow filtration, centrifugation, and column chromatography. Students will become familiar with the cleaning, sanitization, calibration, operation, and monitoring of large scale purification equipment. The course emphasizes the use of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), process control strategies, and students gain experience following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Subject: BTEC
Units: 1.5

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: mfino@miracosta.edu
Office: OC4057
Office hours:
Phone: 760.757.2121x6499
Instructor notes: No textbook required. The online portion of this class includes lecture material to complement the lab-based activities in the in-person meetings.

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