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Fall 2016-2017
MOL 514   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Molecular Biology

Elizabeth R. Gavis
Thomas J. Silhavy

Advanced-level discussions of selected topics in prokaryotic and eukaryotic molecular biology. Emphasis is placed on original research papers and extensive reading together with critical thinking is required. Topics include the genetic code, mutagenesis, chromosome and chromatin structures, mechanisms of DNA replication, recombination, repair, and transposition, gene structure and function and mechanisms of gene regulation. Examples from bacteriophage, bacteria, lower and higher eukaryotes will be used to illustrate these different areas of molecular biology.

Take Home Mid term Exam - 37%
Take Home Final Exam - 38%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22384 S01 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W F   Thomas Laboratory   118   Enrolled:21 Limit:30