Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cell Biology & Genetics

Course Number: 
Graduate Education
Quarter Hours: 
6 Quarter Hours (alternate years)
Course Description: 
This course is designed to provide the student with a broad introduction to the molecular biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells using a literature-based format. Students will be assigned the responsibility for critically reading published scientific papers dealing with a wide variety of topics; particular emphasis will be placed on the cell biology and genetics of bacteria and yeast. Class sessions will primarily involve student presentations concerned with discussion and analysis of the data contained in these papers.