Course Number 2300251
Course Credits3 (3-0-6)
Course AbbrviationCON ISSUES BIOTECH
Course Title (TH)หลักการและประเด็นในเทคโนโลยีชีวภาพ
Course Title (EN)Concepts and Issues in Biotechnology
Responsible UnitFaculty of Science, Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (International Program)
Type of CourseInternational Course
SemesterIntl 1st semester
Academic Year2024
Course Coordinator
Measurement Method
Type of CourseSemester Course
Course ConditionNone
Course StatusCompulsory course
Instructors / staffs
Enrollment conditionsNone
Degree levelBachelor
Related curricularBachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2562)
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2567)
Course description (TH)หลักการและวิธีการพื้นฐานในงานวิจัยและพัฒนาด้านเทคโนโลยีชีวภาพที่นําไปสู่การประยุกต์ในด้านต่าง ๆ ได้แก่ เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพด้านพืช เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพด้านสัตว เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพด้านจุลินทรีย์ เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพสิ่งแวดล้อม เทคโนโลยีชีวภาพในอุตสาหกรรม ชีวสารสนเทศศาสตร์ ทรัพย์สินทางปัญญา และหัวข้อปัจจุบันอื่น ๆ
Course description (EN)Basic approaches to biotechnology research and development that leads to applications in various areas including microbial biotechnology, plant biotechnology, animal biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, biotechnology in industry, bioinformatics, intellectual property, and other current topics.
Curriculum mappingCU-1.1: Behavioral Objectives Possessing well-rounded knowledge
/CU-1.2: Possessing in-depth knowledge
/CU-2.1: Being moral and ethical
/CU-2.2: Having an awareness of etiquette
/CU-3.1: Being able to think critically
CU-3.2: Being able to think creatively
CU-3.3: Having skills in problem solving
CU-4.1: Having professional skills
/CU-4.2: Having communication skills
/CU-4.3: Having skills in information technology
CU-4.4: Having mathematical and statistical skills
CU-4.5: Having management skills
CU-5.1: Having an inquiring mind
CU-5.2: Knowing how to learn
CU-5.3: Having leadership qualities
CU-5.4: Maintaining well-being
CU-5.5: Being community-minded and possessing social responsibility
CU-5.6: Sustaining Thainess in a globalized world
subPLO1.1 Explain biotechnology knowledge in practice.
/subPLO1.2 Analyze biotechnology knowledge in practice.
subPLO1.3 Apply biotechnology knowledge in practice.
PLO2 Employ biotechnology-related technology and scientific tools.
PLO3 Communicate effectively in English within the Biotechnology field.
/PLO4 Demonstrate behavior that aligns with ethical principles, moral values, and professional ethics.
/PLO5 Demonstrate social responsibility, courage, and creativity.
Course learning outcome (CLO)1.
#DateTimeLearning contentInstructorCLORemark
1Concepts and basic approaches in biotechnology (1-3)
2Concepts and basic approaches in biotechnology (4-5)
Applications in microbial biotechnology (1)
3Applications in microbial biotechnology (2)
Applications in microbial biotechnology (3)
Applications in microbial biotechnology (4)
4Applications in microbial biotechnology (5)
Applications in plant biotechnology (1-2)
5Applications in plant biotechnology (3-5)
6Applications in animal biotechnology (1-2)
7Applications in animal biotechnology (3-5)
11Applications in environmental biotechnology (1-3)
12Applications in environmental biotechnology (4-5)
Applications in food biotechnology (1)
13Applications in food biotechnology (2-4)
14Applications in food biotechnology (5)
Applications in bioinformatics (1-2)
15Applications in bioinformatics (3-5)
16Biotechnology management (1)
Intellectual property (1-2)
Teaching/learning mediaBooks, review papers, research articles, laboratory manual, lecture handout, computer aided teaching materials
Communication channels / LMS
TypeChannel identifier / URLRemarks
Learning Management System (LMS)
Assessment methodLevel of assessmentRelated CLOPercentage
individual instructors’ assignments100
GradingGrading SystemLetter Grad (A-F)
Grading methodCriterion-referenced and norm-referenced assessments
Minimum Passing Level (MPL)
Reading list
TextbookWilliam JT, Michael AP. 2018. Introduction to Biotechnology. 4th edition. London: Pearson. 448 pp.
TextbookGupta V, Sengupta M, Prakash J, Tripathy BC. 2017. Basic and Applied Aspects of Biotechnology. Singapore: Springer. 392 pp.
TextbookBuchholz K, Collins J. 2010. Concepts in Biotechnology: History, Science and Business. Germany: Wiley. 498 pp.
Course evaluationCourse evaluation system
Details of improvement from previous evaluationRevise and update topics and case studies according to students’ feedbacks
Course quality controlResponses to complaints / petitions from students