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University of California, Davis
Biotechnology B.S.

Every living organism, from bacteria to redwoods and humans, contains DNA as its primary genetic material. DNA directs all the cellular processes, creating the great diversity of life that fills the biosphere. The integrated, multidisciplinary field of biotechnology represents new advances in understanding and controlling life processes through the development of exciting new technologies. Biotechnology`s current and potential applications include enhancing nutritional quality of food crops; strengthening resistance to disease in economically important plants and animals; and increasing crop and livestock productivity.

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