MCDB 428 - Cell Biology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Course Note:
MIDTERM EXAMS WILL BE HELD WED, JAN 28; TUES, MAR 3; AND WED, MAR 25, 6-8 PM.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Credit Exclusions:
Students with credit for MCDB 320 must obtain permission of instructor.
Cost:
>100
Enforced Prerequisites:
MCDB (BIOLOGY) 310, MCDB (BIOLOGY) 311, BIOLCHEM 415, or BIOLCHEM 451/CHEM 451; or Graduate standing.
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

MCDB 428 is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the biology of eukaryotes and prokaryotes at the cellular and molecular level. This course is intended for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. The information is presented at a level that requires students to integrate information from their other biology, chemistry, and biochemistry courses.

The following topics will be included: general techniques used in cell biology; general properties of membranes; secretion, endocytosis, and related processes; organelle biogenesis; signal transduction; lipoprotein metabolism; cytoskeleton and cell motility; cell cycle and its regulation; cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions; programmed cell death; functions of specialized cell types.

Students will be expected to integrate the scientific data presented in class as well as to read and interpret basic research drawn from the current scientific literature. Grades will be based on four exams and the discussion section.

Textbook: Molecular Cell Biology, Lodish, et. al. W.H. Freeman, 2007.

MCDB 428 - Cell Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11367
Open
26
 
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: MIDTERM EXAMS WILL BE HELD WED, JAN 28; TUES, MAR 3; AND WED, MAR 25, 6-8 PM.
002 (DIS)
P
11368
Open
2
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:30PM
003 (DIS)
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11369
Closed
0
 
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M 3:30PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
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24237
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:30PM
005 (DIS)
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11370
Open
4
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:30PM
006 (DIS)
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11371
Open
7
 
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Tu 3:30PM - 5:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
25538
Open
10
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
008 (DIS)
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11372
Open
2
 
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W 2:00PM - 3:30PM
009 (DIS)
P
11373
Open
1
 
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W 3:30PM - 5:00PM
010 (DIS)
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25539
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:30PM
011 (DIS)
P
24238
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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