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Academic Year 2005/2006
Honors Introductory Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
MB&B 195 FA
An introductory course in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics designed for students with a substantial background in Biology. All of the material and lectures of BIOL/MB&B181 will be included: and an additional one and
hour meeting per week will cover related specific topics in considerably greater depth. Examples of such topics include: the dynamics of protein folding; mechanisms of intracellular transport; gene therapy; and the
and molecular basis of certain diseases such as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, and cancer with emphasis on free radical production and damage to cellular membranes and to DNA; and defects in DNA repair and cell
All of the required readings for BIOL/MB&B181, plus selected scientific reviews and current journal articles dealing with major topics in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
There will be four mid-term examinations, a final examination, one paper and a short classroom presentation.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Students should have a strong interest in the Biological Sciences and a good background of coursework and/or other experience in science, such as exposure to laboratory research.
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- Instructor(s): Infante,Anthony A. McAlear,Michael A.
- Times: .M.W.F. 10:00AM-10:50AM; .M..... 07:00PM-08:20PM; Location: SCIE150; SHAN201;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 20)
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI will be granted by the instructor during the drop/add period using electronic drop/add.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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