BIOPRENG 7062 - Downstream Bioprocessing

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2024

This course is to introduce the principles of bioprocess engineering focusing on downstream bioprocessing. It aims to provide the latest bioprocess technology from an engineering point of view, using worked examples related to biological systems. This course introduces the commonly used technologies for biological products. The covered topics include centrifugation, filtration, precipitation, membrane separation, adsorption chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, liquid-liquid separation. The basic principles and mechanism of separation are covered in each of the topics, wherein the engineering concept and integrated process design are emphasized.

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