BIO 242. Cellular and Molecular Biology/Lab.
A view of life at the cellular
and molecular levels. Topics include cellular energetics, membrane
phenomena, genetics, and molecular biology. Laboratory studies
include enzymology, bacterial transformation, the light reactions
of photosynthesis, Mendelian genetics, bioinformatics, and DNA
analysis using gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction.
Quantitative analysis of data and peer-reviewed scientific writing
are emphasized. This course is required for the biology, biological
chemistry, and neuroscience majors. Prerequisite(s): BIO 190
and CHEM 108A or CH/ES 108B. Enrollment limited to 60. [S] [L]
[Q] [W2] Purposeful Work. Normally offered every year. Staff.
This course is referenced by the following
General Education Concentrations (GECs):
- Learning and Teaching (C084)
This course is also required for Neuroscience
and Biological Chemistry Interdisciplinary Program majors.