BIO-265 - Cell Biology

3 credits

This course provides an exploration into the structure, functions, and specializations of the cell. The lectures delve into how the cellular components provide for the diverse functions of cells. The concepts discussed include regulation of membranes permeability, enzyme function, second messenger systems, protein synthesis and modifications, specialized cells such as neurons, and cancer cells. The laboratory portion exposes students to current research techniques including histology, ion-exchange chromatography, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, cell culture, and immunocytochemistry.

Prerequisite(s): BIO-201, CHM-111; ( minimum grade C- )

Corequisite(s): BIO 265L 

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

Previously known as: BIOL-351