Degrees & Certificates
Illumina Hiseq DNA Sequencing
CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY
The Illumina HiSeq DNA Sequencing certificate program offers a unique opportunity to study DNA. The central emphasis of this certificate is the mastery of sample preparation and operation, and analysis of DNA using the Illumina HiSeq DNA Sequencer. A Certificate of Proficiency will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the courses specified below. The Certificate of Proficiency is not indicated on the student’s transcript.
Note: Students should see a counselor at least once each semester to plan for their educational goal(s).
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the certificate will be able to:
- Prepare samples, operate all relevant devices, interpret data, and troubleshoot problems related to the Illumina HiSeq DNA Sequencer.
- Design and complete an experiment using the Illumina HiSeq DNA Sequencer, interpret findings and participate in writing a report targeted for a peer-reviewed scientific journal.
Certificate of Proficiency Requirements:
|BIOSC 30||Genomics Theory||4|
|BIOSC 32||Good Laboratory Practices in Genomics||1|
|BIOSC 33||Research Design in Genomics||1|
|BIOSC 34||Writing for the Scientific Journal||1|
|BIOSC 37||Principles of Long Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)||1|
|BIOSC 38||Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)||2|
|BIOSC 40||DNA Shearing Techniques for Shotgun Sequencing in Genomics||1|
|BIOSC 41||Microfluidic Electrophoresis||1|
|BIOSC 72||DNA Sequencing Using Bridge Amplification for the Illumina HiSeq||3|
|BIOSC 90||Internship in Genomics||1|
|Total Required Units for Certificate:||16|