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Biochemistry & Cell Biology

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BiochemIstry 3380

Professor: McLachlin

Description: This course consists of a series of laboratory exercises designed to familiarize the student with the basic methods in biochemistry and molecular biology, and to demonstrate concepts taught in biochemistry lecture courses. Students will learn how to present their results in an acceptable scientific format.

Average Course Rating: 5

% of People Who Would Recommend: 100

Textbook Readings Required: Yes

Most Frequent Study Style: Assignments, Group work, practical skills

Student Feedback:

  • Come to the lab prepared

Biochemistry 3381

Description: A consideration of the structure of proteins and nucleic acids; enzymology; elements of recombinant DNA technology and related methodology.

Biochemistry 3382

Professor: McLachlin and Junop

Description: Among the topics discussed will be principles of metabolic control, mechanisms of signal transduction, regulation of DNA replication, regulation of gene expression, and epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation.

Average Course Rating: 4

% of People Who Would Recommend: 50

Textbook Readings Required: No

Most Frequent Study Style: Understand and application of concepts

Student Feedback:

  • Keep up with lectures, focus on key concepts rather than small details

Biology 3316

Description: The functional organization and physiology of cells with special reference to cellular membranes, energetics, cell motility, cell specializations, and cell-cell interactions. The course is based on the interpretation of experimental observations.

Biology 3326

Description: Training in current cell biological methods such as tissue culture, cell fractionation, computer-assisted microscopic analysis and immunocytochemistry.

Physiology 3140A

Description: A survey of principles of cellular physiology including membrane, ion channel, receptor, and transport protein function, and signal transduction mechanisms.

Anatomy & cell biology 3309

Description: A detailed study of the cellular and microscopic structure of the various tissues and organ systems of the body, with emphasis on man and other mammals used in medical research. Systems are examined stressing the relations of structure to function.

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