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Upcoming Semester, Summer 2019

The Summer Semester begins on June 3rd and ends on July 27th. 

The Following Courses Are Offered To Graduate Students

FDSN 504 – Food Biotechnology (3 credit hours)
Dr. Wei Zhang 
Monday and Wednesday, 10:00am - 12:25 pm
Course will be taught at Mies Campus, Room TBD 

Introduction of biotechnology in the food industry including genetic engineering of microorganisms. Fundamentals of microbial genomics and proteomics. Practice of a variety of software and bioinformatics tools including database search, sequence alignment, phylogenetic and cluster analyses, gene production, genomic map construction, and structural and functional prediction of proteins. Applications of DNA fingerprinting techniques in food safety and public health. (3-0-3)

FDSN 511 – Food Law and Regulations (3 credit hours)
Mr. Richard E Schell
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am - 12:25 pm
Course will be taught at Mies Campus, Room TBD

Legal and scientific issues in regulating the nation's food supply and nutritional status. Roles of regulatory agencies; Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; definitions and standards for food and adulterated foods. Manufacturing processed foods in compliance with regulations. (3-0-3)

FDSN 591 - Research and Thesis (1-8credit hours)
FDSN 594 - Special Projects (1-6 credit hours)
FDSN 597 Special Problems (1-6 credit hours)