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120.602.01 INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm

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Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mike Matunis
Course Instructor:
Prerequisite:

Introductory biochemistry or consent of 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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the molecular mechanisms underlying key biological processes
  2. Describe genome structure, gene regulation, and cell cycle control
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on two exams.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required