Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Copy of Biotechnology

No description
by

Natalie Louis

on 30 July 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Copy of Biotechnology

BIO
TECHNOLOGY
Bio
TECHNOLOGY
Bio (meaning biology) is the science of life and all living things.
Technology is the creation of tools in order to solve real-life problems.
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Biotechnology is the use of living organisms and tools in order to solve real-world problems.
History
By:Natalie Louis
Introduction
Use of living systems and organisms to develop or modify products or processes for a specific use.

Incorporates the knowledge of these sciences: biochemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering, genetics, cell and molecular biology, physiology, immunology, virology,computer science, etc.
Fuel the World
Feed the World
Heal the World
2500 - 2000 B.C. : ancient Egyptians made wine using fermentation techniques based on an understanding of the microbiological processes that occur in the absence of oxygen.
" Classical Biotechnology"- The basics for the transfer of genetic information.
"Sequence the human genome", use of natural enzymes in yogurt, use of bacteria to produce cheese.
Production of new and improved crops/foods, industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals and livestock
Diagnostics for detecting genetic diseases
Gene therapy (e.g. ADA, CF)
Vaccine development (recombinant vaccines)
Environmental restoration
Protection of endangered species
Conservation biology
Bioremediation
Forensic applications
Food processing (cheese, beer)
Chemical biotechnology

Applications
Medical
helps identify infections more effectively
used in gene therapy to help prevent disease
DNA fingerprints

Agriculture
genetic engineering: modifying plants and animals to produce useful products

Environmental
cleans up waste
prevents pollution such as in lakes and rivers
cloning of animals and food

Conclusion
What is the societal impression of biotechnology?
What are the negative impacts that biotechnology may have?
What are the potential ethical issues associated with biotechnology?
Why are biotechnology companies targeted by anti-globalisation protesters?
How can the image of biotechnology to the public be improved? Should it be improved?
What are the potential dangers of biotechnology?

References
http://www.bio.org/articles/history-biotechnology

http://www2.dupont.com/Biotechnology/en_US/intro/history.html

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3178936/

http://www.che.caltech.edu/groups/fha/publications/Arnold_COBT2003

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1975826/

http://www.aiche.org/sites/default/files/images/courses/Biotech%20photo.jpg

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTw0UHSvQp8xbS4W2xkqztPJqW35u0y9exXwBl1LlClX15ajGPZEQ
Have you ever wondered?
Have you ever wanted to cross animal traits to see what the outcome would look like? What a bear and a llama would create? Have you ever wanted to see the result of combining a strawberry with a kiwi?
Chemical Biotechnology ( Biology)
Covering the fields of chemistry, biology, and physics.
Involves the application of chemical techniques, tools, analysis, and often compounds produced through synthetic chemistry, to study the manipulation of biological systems.
Deal with novel chemical compounds applied to biology.
Full transcript