Do you need an introduction or refresher to molecular cell biology? This course will introduce students to the field of molecular biology by providing the necessary background in biology and chemistry; examining key discoveries and figures from the history of the field of molecular biology; providing an overview of the key tenants and organizing principles of the discipline; introducing the most important methods and techniques used by molecular biologists; showcasing how advances in molecular biology have led to practical technologies; and discussing the ethical implications of certain lines of research.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Apply the scientific method to generate, test, critique, refine (or abandon) hypotheses
- Summarize and explain the key tenants of molecular biology
- Understand the design and significance of crucial experiments from the history of molecular biology
- Describe common experimental methods and techniques used by molecular biologists
- Recognize multiple important practical applications that have arisen from the field of molecular biology
Course Number: BIOL-40001
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Science & Technology department at 858-534-3229 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.