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120.602.60 Concepts of Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1st term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Scott Bailey
Course Instructor s:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Introductory biochemistry or consent of instructor


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 three exams (each 33% of the grade)

Enrollment Restriction:

Required for all BMB students. Priority registration given to JHSPH students. CANNOT take this course if already enrolled or completed 120.604.81 Introduction to Molecular Biology

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Priority registration given to JHSPH students

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