This course will provide an important foundation for all areas of cell biology by providing a cellular framework organizing fundamental molecular concepts and mechanisms. Cell biological topics to be covered include nuclear architecture, composition and function of cellular membranes, secretion processes, the cytoskeleton, signal transduction, cell-cell communication, and cellular differentiation. The course will incorporate a major text with supplementary reading of primary research literature and will include discussion of research approaches used to dissect cell biological mechanisms in both normal and diseased cellular states.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM MB&B Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: [MB&B181 or BIOL181] OR [MB&B195 or BIOL195]
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