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BIOLOGY (U29)  (Dept. Info)University College  (Policies)SP2021

U29 Bio 401Problem Based Learning in the Biomedical Sciences3.0 Units
SecDays       TimeBuilding / RoomInstructorFinal ExamSeatsEnrollWaits
01-T-----6:30P-9:00P(None) / Dinesh ThotalaDefault - none1220
Desc:**Please note: in Spring 2021 this class will be delivered remotely.
REG-DelayStart: 1/25/2021   End: 5/13/2021
02--W----6:30P-9:00P(None) / Dinesh ThotalaDefault - none1230
Desc:**Please note: in Spring 2021 this class will be delivered remotely.
REG-DelayStart: 1/25/2021   End: 5/13/2021

U29 Bio 405Introduction to Molecular Biology3.0 Units
Description:This course will examine the fundamental principles of cellular processes at the molecular level. Among the major topics covered are nucleic acid chemistry, gene structure and organization in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, gene expression, and recombinant DNA and transgenic/knockout (including conditional knockout) mouse technology. The topic of the CRISPR/Cas system used for gene editing will also be included. In addition, the idea of genes and genomes will be discussed with an introduction to functional and comparative genomics. In particular, emphasis will be placed on the regulation of gene expression and protein synthesis and the various methodologies utilized to address these topics. In addition, the concepts of siRNA, miRNA, and the phenomenon of RNA-interference will be covered with the topic of micro RNA and disease, and the importance of these small non-coding RNA molecules, highlighted by presentation of current scientific literature. Also included will be a major publication showing how RNA interference can be used as a tool to unlock the secrets of human embryonic stem cells. A number of commonly used molecular biology and biochemical lab techniques will also be covered, in addition to more current tools such as microarray and proteomics that can be used to address global changes in transcriptional profiles. Prerequisites: General Biology I and II and Organic Chemistry I. **Please note: in Spring 2021 this class will be delivered remotely.
Attributes:UCollOLI
Instruction Type:Remote per COVID-19 Grade Options:C Tuition:$2,685.00 Fees:
Course Type:HomeSame As:N/AFrequency:None / History
SecDays       TimeBuilding / RoomInstructorFinal ExamSeatsEnrollWaits
01-T-----6:30P-9:00P(None) / Balraj DorayExam Last Day of Class2040
Desc:**Please note: in Spring 2021 this class will be delivered remotely.
REG-DelayStart: 1/25/2021   End: 5/13/2021

U29 Bio 413Environmental Science: Regional and Global Perspectives3.0 Units
SecDays       TimeBuilding / RoomInstructorFinal ExamSeatsEnrollWaits
01TBA(None) / Mark ManteuffelDefault - none2020
Desc:fully online
REG-DelayStart: 1/25/2021   End: 5/13/2021
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