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2017-2018 Catalog

BIOL 277 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.

Prerequisite

BIOL 101-BIOL 102, and permission of instructor

Instructor

Kurt