CELL 201

Introduction to Molecular Cell Biology

Description: *3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0). An introductory course suitable for students interested in pursuing Cell Biology specialization/honors. This course focuses on the molecular aspects of modern cell biology. Topics covered include the nucleus and gene expression; membrane structure and function; signal transduction; organelle biogenesis; cytoskeleton and cell motility; cell adhesion; the cell cycle; cancer; differentiation and stem cell technology. Reference will be made to key investigators and new technologies that have defined molecular cell biology.

Prerequisites: BIOL 107 or SCI 100

Prerequisites or Co-requisite: CHEM 164 or 261 or SCI 100

Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in BIOL 201, in addition, not available to students currently enrolled in BIOL 201.

Offered: T R 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm