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120.602.01 Concepts of Molecular Biology

Department:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Scott Bailey
Course Instructors:
  • Scott Bailey
  • Anthony Leung
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Introductory biochemistry or consent of instructor

Description:

Discusses synthesis of macromolecules, the genetic code, regulation of gene expression and gene function, and recent advances in biotechnology.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the molecular mechanisms underlying the central dogma
  2. Describe genome structure and gene regulation
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on two exams (each 40% of the grade) and on Quizzes (20% of the grade)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required