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2015-2016 Catalog

BIOL 312 Cell Biology

This course covers structure, function and chemistry of cells, organelles, and membranes. Specific topics include cellular energetics, information flow in cells, cytoskeletal structure and functions, signal transduction mechanisms and cellular aspects of the immune response, and cancer. Students read selected topics of current importance in cell biology and present oral and written reports. Lecture/seminar/discussion/ computer simulation. [S]


BIOL 101-BIOL 102, and permission of instructor