BMMSG 554: Molecular Cell Biology

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the function of eukaryotic cells at the molecular level. Topics covered include cell structure, DNA replication, regulation of gene expression, protein trafficking and turnover, cell signaling and regulation of cell survival and death. The course ends with a discussion of cell biology concepts in the context of human disease. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are assessed as students are trained for professional level courses.