BIOL 101 Fall 2012 The Cell

This course provides an introduction to cellular and molecular aspects of modern biology. It explains the development of cell structure and function as a consequence of evolutionary processes, and it stresses the dynamic properties of living systems. Topics considered include biological molecules and enzyme action, membrane structure and function, energy exchange and design of metabolic systems, expression of genetic information, cell signalling, cell trafficking, the cell cycle, and cancer. In addition to textbook and laboratory assignments, articles from the recent biological literature will be assigned and discussed.
Class Format: Lecture, 3 hours per week; laboratory and discussion, 3 hours per week
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on hour tests, a final exam, lab reports, discussion assignments, and discussion participation
Additional Info: not available for the Gaudino option
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Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: first year students
Department Notes: satisfies the distribution requirement for the Biology major
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Divisional Attributes: Division III
Other Attributes: BIMO Required Courses, MTSC Related Courses,NSCI Required Courses
Enrollment Limit: 48/Lecture
Expected Enrollment: 192
Class Number: 1009
BIOL101-C1(F) LEC The Cell Division 3: Science and Mathematics Daniel V. Lynch
MWF 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Biology 112 1009
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