(Previously offered as 194.2)
Dr. Etlinger and Staff
Areas at the "cutting edge" of modern biology are studied at an advanced level through lectures, students’ presentations and critical discussions. Two to four topics are covered each semester. Topics include but are not limited to the following: Receptor mediated endocytosis, growth factors and ocogenes, ubiquitin and cellular function, interaction of extracellular matrix with normal and transformed cells, regeneration of muscle and nerve, neuronal plasticity in visual systems, neurobiology of learning, molecular basis of cell cycle, molecular basis of signal transduction, programmed cell death.
Seminar: 2hrs/wk. Letter-graded.