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BIO 241

Intermediate Cellular Biology

This class focuses on the regulatory mechanisms governing cellular function. Topics will include: protein trafficking, vesicular transport, cytoskeletal dynamics, cell signaling mechanisms, cell cycle regulation, cell-cell and cell environment interactions, regulation of apoptosis, autophagy, stem cells and cell fate determination. The course will also introduce students to critical analysis of peer-reviewed literature. One or two sets of hands-on laboratory modules exploring select cellular processes and imaging techniques will be performed during class time. Prerequisite: BIO 101 or CHEM 240 (prior or concurrent).

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Science and Mathematics 1 course