2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 480 - Molecular Biology

A fusion of genetics, cell biology, biochemistry, and information theory. Molecular Biology will examine living systems at a subcellular level with a focus on proteins and nucleic acids. Review of biochemical logic of life and prokaryotic molecular genetics; discussion of the techniques of molecular biology, including the use of computers in genomic research and molecular visualization; cellular regulation in eukaryotes, including both genetic and signal transduction mechanisms; advanced topics in eukaryotic mechanisms; advanced topics in eukaryotic molecular biology: cancer, viruses, the immune system, developmental mechanisms.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: BIO 101 , BIO 102 , BIO 211 , BIO 399  Corequisite: BIO 481 
Offered in the Fall Semester