Jun 16, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 420 - Advanced Topics in Cell Biology

(4.00)
This course will cover contemporary problems of structure and function at the cellular level through a critical examination of current literature. The course includes both lecture material, with an emphasis on the experimental basis of current knowledge, and presentations by students of oral and written reports on selected topics. The area covered in any semester varies according to recent developments in the field and according to the interests of the students and faculty. The list of available areas includes structure and function of biomembranes; composition, structure and replication of chromosomes; assembly, growth and reproduction of cytoplasmicorganelles;cellular growth and division; regulation of cellular function; nuclear-cytoplasmic interactions; cytoskeletal structure and assembly.  Note This course is repeatable for credit for four attempts with different topics.

Course ID: 52528
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Topics: Epigenetics, Small RNAs in Gene Regulation, Virology, Cellular Aging, Cell Death
Attributes: Writing Intensive (GEP)
Prerequisite/Corequisite: You must have completed BIOL 302   and  BIOL 303  and ENGL 100  or equivalent with a grade of ‘C’ or better.



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