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Spring 2015-2016
MOL 506   No Pass/D/Fail

Cell Biology and Development

Rebecca D. Burdine
Danelle Devenport
Gertrud M. Schupbach
Jean E. Schwarzbauer

A continuation of MOL 504, with two modules, Cell Biology II and Development. Cell Biology II concerns how cells assemble into functional tissues, covering the molecular components and fundamental concepts in cell communication, adhesion, shape, division, and differentiation. Development covers the basics of developmental biology, focusing on important concepts and model systems. Primary literature is used to introduce seminal works and classic approaches, modern experimental techniques, and outstanding questions in the field. Students learn the basis of a good paper, to read critically, and to think beyond the reading.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Take Home Final Exam - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%

Other Requirements:
Graduate Students and Seniors Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
MOL348.

Other information:
Course material consists of research papers drawn from the current literature. Undergraduates may enroll in this course with permission of Instructor

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41771 S01 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm T Th   Thomas Laboratory   118   Enrolled:24 Limit:25