The basic topics covered in this course may include fermentation, engineering of reactor, natural products purification and their applications in biotechnology sector. The students will learn basic concepts of chemical and biochemical techniques required for the development and purification of materials in biotechnological, biochemical and pharmaceutical industries. The design of fermenters and biological reactors and their modification to improve the industrial applications will be discussed. The design of reactors in context of mass and energy balances will be evaluated and downstream unit processes involved in product recovery will be presented. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week. 07-01-2020-02-04-2020 Lecture Tuesday, Thursday 01:00PM - 02:15PM, SDU Main Bldg, Room 335