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    Apr 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

BIOL 3060 - Principles of Cell Biology (with Lab)

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: BIOL 1510, BIOL 1520, and CHEM 1140 or CHEM 1500 (or concurrent registration in CHEM 1140); grades of C- or better

Note: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.

Credits: 4