Gateway to Biology: Molecular Biology

Introduces major concepts in biology through the lens of molecular biology. Molecular mechanisms that comprise the Central Dogma and variants. DNA structure and function, replication, transcription, and translation. Protein synthesis, folding, structure and function. Supporting topics related to the structure of cells, metabolism and energetics. Integration of physical and quantitative principles to molecular biology. Relevance to human diseases and the biotechnology industry. Laboratory includes an intro- duction to recombinant DNA technology. Prerequisite: Chemistry 101DL, or equivalent. One course.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY201L
Course Level: 
200-299
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Course Notes: 
offered Spring 2018