The role of genes and proteins in mediating basic cellular processes. Topics include: structure and function of cellular membranes and organelles; protein targeting and transport; signal transduction; role of the cytoskeleton in cell shape and motility; function of the immune system; genetic regulation of cell growth/division and the relationship to cancer. Recommended Instructor: McClay, D. Sherwood, or staff
prerequisite: Biology 201L or 203L.
Bio Sci 144