BIOL 3060 - Principles of Cell Biology
Goals: To introduce students to the structure and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, and to the dynamic nature of cellular function. To introduce investigative skills such as information searching, research design and analysis, and scientific writing.
Content: The chemical basis of cellular function; macromolecules; organelles; membranes and membrane transport; enzymes and the catalysts of cellular reactions; information storage and information flow within and between cells; cell division and its regulation; cellular metabolism including cellular respiration
Taught: Spring term
Prerequisites: CHEM 1140 or CHEM 1500 (grade of C- or better) or concurrent registration in CHEM 1140; BIOL 3050 (grade of C- or better)
Note: NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.