CASE+studies-old+2010 - ESPM 192 Examples of Previous Case...

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ESPM 192 Examples of Previous Case Studies Bioremediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon pollutants Transnational impacts of transgenic maize and other transgenic virus-resistant plants Floricultures fountain of youth found in biotechnology Monoclonal antibodies and environmental assessment in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica Phytoremediation of chromium pollution Lights-on bioassay of atrazine herbicides in estuaries Arsenic pollution in India - novel detection and remediation schemes The use of bioluminescence in determining the presence of food toxins Bioremediation of urban oil spills The use of biosurfactants to facilitate bioremediation of aquatic oil spills Conversion of cheese whey to useful products The use of protease inhibitors to control insect pests Detection of lead pollution in inner city regions of San Francisco using novel approaches Production of transgenic plants that are resistant to nematodes Functionalized polydiacetylene liposomes as environmental biosensors Effects of UV radiation on phytoplankton Use of viruses in the control of chestnut blight disease Design and use of lytic peptides for pest management Degradation of biologically hazardous acrylamides Alternative methods for viral control of lepidoptera Rapid detection of fungal pathogens using in situ PCR Novel means of detecting water-borne infectious agents Improved Salmonid production through chromosome set manipulation Bioremediation of TNT Detection of lead contamination in soil Chestnut tree blight: new options in biocontrol using recombinant DNA methods Modification of medically important insect vector competence via the introduction of foreign genes Discovery of novel insecticides from bacterial sources Biological desulphurization to manage acid rain Forensic use of DNA methodologies to catch poachers Discovery of lytic peptides and use in transgenic plants for insect control Improved bioinoculants for silage preservation Bioremediation of the gasoline additive MTBE Biocontrol of Chagas disease with a fungal parasite Bioremediation of dioxins Bioremediation as an alternative means of PCB removal from the environment Detection of airborne bacterial endotoxins The use of fungal viruses in the control of chestnut blight The use of biosurfactants in oil production and cleanup The use of biotechnological tools to assess the causes of algal blooms Bioremediation of Dioxins PCR methodologies to detect Dengue fever virus and study its epidemiology The production and applications of transgenic animals Molecular techniques in international health management Biotechnological approaches to the control of Pierces Disease of grape Molecular techniques to understanding and control of potato late blight epidemics Assessing impact mercury used in dental industry DNA fingerprinting applied to wildlife management Effect of UV radiation on phytoplankton Ecological concerns of transgenic crops – gene flow Population genetics of salmon and role in conservation efforts Activation tagging as a tool for studying plant responses to saline environments
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course ESPM 192 taught by Professor Lindow during the Fall '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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