636-0001-00L  Separations in Biotechnology and Bioprocess Economy

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersS. Panke
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractSeparations play an integral part of any biotechnological process. This course aims at enabling students specifically with a chemistry/biology background to select & roughly design suitable separation processes for typical biotechnological products such as monoclonal antibodies, antibiotics, and fine chemicals and at providing a basic set of purification operations & judge on process economy.
ObjectiveStudents should be able to select for a given biotechnological product a suitable set of purification operations and judge on process economy.
ContentIntroduction – membrane operations – adsorption and chromatography – crystallization – overall process economics –
Lecture notesHandouts during course