Molecular Biology of Cellular Processes and Experimental Applications of Theory

MCD BIO XL 144

This course presents the fundamentals of modern molecular biology from the perspectives of known mechanisms as well as theoretical perspectives used in laboratories.

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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $995.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Apply molecular biology as a tool to understand cancer and stem cells
  • Develop a sophisticated understanding of DNA, RNA, and protein
  • Interpret experimental data and design basic biology experiments

About this course:

This course presents the basic fundamentals of modern molecular biology both from the perspective of known molecular mechanisms for regulating fundamental processes in cells and from a theoretical applied perspective for using molecular biology as a laboratory tool. Special emphasis will be placed on molecular mechanisms that relate to chromatin and histone modifications, DNA replication and repair, transposition, microRNAs, meiosis, and splicing. Application of molecular biology as a tool to understand embryonic development, reprogramming, cancer, and stem cells will also be presented. Emphasis will be placed on helping students develop a sophisticated understanding of DNA, RNA, and protein, as well as the capability of interpreting experimental data and designing basic experiments to address fundamental questions in biology.
Prerequisites

Life Sciences XL 3, XL 4,  XL 23L OR Life Sciences XL 7A, XL 7B, XL 7C, and XL 107.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Tuesday
Location: Online
Instructor: Olga Vagin, PhD
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Fee:
$995.00
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Notes

Enrollment deadline: October 6, 2020. Internet access required. Visitors not permitted.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Molecular Biology of the Cell by Bruce Alberts
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Sep 29, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 6, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 13, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 20, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 27, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 3, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 10, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 17, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 24, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 1, 2020
6:30PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 8, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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