MCDB 429 - Laboratory in Cell and Molecular Biology
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
150.00
Enforced Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 173.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Previous or concurrent enrollment in BIOLOGY 305 and (MCDB 310, BIOLCHEM 415, or CHEM 351).
Other Course Info:
This course can be used to satisfy requirements for the Cell and Molecular Biology Concentration and the Biology Concentration. W. Satisfies a Biology laboratory requirement.
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:

Description

This laboratory course encompasses a broad spectrum of common methods and theory, in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, that are essential to the Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology major.

Techniques include microscopy, bacterial culture, transformation, plasmid construction, gel electrophoresis, polymerase chain reaction, DNA sequencing, tissue culture, transfection, cellular organelle isolation, column chromatography, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, and CRISPR-Cas-9 genetic engineering.

This course can be used to satisfy requirements for the Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology major and the Biology major.

Course Requirements:

Grades are based on two exams, laboratory quizzes, and a term-long grant proposal project that may be completed individually or in a self-organized group, several small projects that are extensions of the lab material, and oral presentations as a group in lab.

Class Format:

The 50-minute lecture each week is used to introduce the methodology and techniques that will be encountered in the lab. Two weekly lab sessions are arranged in a project-based format.

Schedule

MCDB 429 - Laboratory in Cell and Molecular Biology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
29882
Open
6
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
29891
Open
1
 
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TuTh 9:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (LAB)
 In Person
29892
Open
3
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (LAB)
 In Person
30679
Open
2
 
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TuTh 5:00PM - 8:00PM

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