MCDB 428 - Cell Biology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Credit Exclusions:
Students with credit for MCDB 320 must obtain permission of instructor.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
>100
Enforced Prerequisites:
MCDB 310, BIOLCHEM 415, or CHEM 351; or graduate standing.
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

MCDB 428 is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the biology of eukaryotes at the cellular and molecular level.

The following topics will be included:

  • methods for handling relevant organisms;
  • membrane structure, function, and subcellular organization;
  • protein folding, targeting, and post-translational modification;
  • intracellular membrane trafficking, secretion, and endocytosis;
  • signaling and cell-cell communications;
  • cytoskeleton and cell motility;
  • cell cycle and its regulation;
  • apoptosis and cancer.

Course Requirements:

Students will be expected to integrate the scientific data presented in class as well as to read and interpret basic research drawn from the current scientific literature. Grades will be based on four exams and the discussion section.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. The information is presented at a level that requires students to integrate information from their other biology, chemistry, and biochemistry courses.

MCDB 428 - Cell Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11084
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13
 
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: EVENING EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN Mon Feb 4, 6-8 pm; Wed Feb 27, 6-8 pm; and Wed April 3, 6-8 pm.
002 (DIS)
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11085
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0
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:30PM
003 (DIS)
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11086
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M 3:30PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
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11087
Open
6
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:30PM
005 (DIS)
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11088
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1
 
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Tu 3:30PM - 5:00PM
006 (DIS)
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11089
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1
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:30PM
007 (DIS)
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11090
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3
 
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Tu 3:30PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 9780815344322
Molecular biology of the cell, Publisher: Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group 2015
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