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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BIO 439 - Molecular Biology

2015-2016 Catalog Year

The structures and functions of nucleic acids and proteins, molecular mechanisms of gene expression, biotechnology, genomics, the molecular basis of some diseases, techniques and experimental approaches will be covered. The course relies on textbook readings and the analysis of primary literature (research articles, commentaries, and reviews) to understand the science and to consider the social ramifications of modern molecular biology.

Prerequisite: BIO 309 OR 315 and CHE 332 OR 360, or instructor permission.
Offered: Fall
credit: 3