BB 570 ST/Molecular Biology of the Cell (3-credit online graduate course)
This course will facilitate a student’s functional knowledge of living cells from a biological, biochemical and technological perspective. Topics covered will include the structure, organization, growth, regulation, movements, and interaction of cells, as well as details of cellular metabolism and molecular biology. Emphasis will be placed on visualizing cellular architecture, describing the structure of DNA, describing the fate of various cellular RNAs, articulating information flow in cells, and describing protein outcomes. This course is intended to achieve a homogenous level of student understanding and can be used as a foundation course for the program.