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120.602.01 INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Term: 1st term
Credits: 4 credits
Contact: Mike Matunis
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Discusses synthesis of macromolecules, the genetic code, regulation of gene expression, and recent advances in biotechnology, emphasizing special contributions from microbial studies and cell-free systems.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Explain the molecular mechanisms underlying key biological processes
Describe genome structure, gene regulation, and cell cycle control

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on two exams.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 2:50
  • Thursday 1:30 - 2:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Introductory biochemistry or consent of instructor

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail