BIO230 Cell Biology

This course focuses on the study of cell structure and functions at the cellular and molecular levels centering on eukaryotic cells. It will include fundamentals of DNA expression and the role of organic molecules such as proteins, nucleic acids and lipids in metabolic reactions. Applications topics will include: RT-PCR, transfection, amplification and restriction mapping of plasmid DNA, Northern blotting, Southern blotting, western blotting, affinity chromatography, antibody-based assay (ELISA), and enzyme-based assay (map kinase).

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BIO111 or higher or SCI105 Laboratory Methods or CHM121 General Chemistry I


  • Free Elective

  • Liberal Arts Elective

  • Reading Content Course

  • Science Elective

  • Science Technology Intensive