BIOL 101
The Cell Fall 2019
Division III

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This course investigates cell structure and function as a consequence of evolutionary processes, and it stresses the dynamic properties of living systems. Topics include an introduction to biological molecules and enzyme action, membrane structure and function, energy exchange and design of metabolic systems, expression of genetic information, cell signaling, cell trafficking, the cell cycle, and cancer. Student-designed laboratory experiments and discussions based on primary biology literature will highlight how biological knowledge is created and understood.
The Class: Type: Lecture, 3 hours per week; laboratory and discussion, 3 hours per week
Limit: 96/Lecture
Expected: 192
Class#: 1141
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on hour tests, a final exam, lab reports, discussion assignments, and discussion participation
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first year students
Distributions: Division III
Attributes: BIMO Required Courses
NSCI Required Courses

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