Fall 2017 - MBB 231 D100

Cellular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

Class Number: 3706

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    SWH 10041, Burnaby

    We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    SWH 10041, Burnaby

    Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    AQ 3182, Burnaby

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Dec 10, 2017
    12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    SSCB 9201, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    MBB 222, BISC 101, CHEM 281 with grades of C- or better. Corequisite or Prerequisite: CHEM 282 or CHEM 283.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

A study of the molecular processes which underlie cell structure and function, integrating ultrastructural, physiological and biochemical approaches. Modern techniques used in the analysis of organelle and cell function are integral parts of the course.

COURSE DETAILS:

Lecture Topics:

  1. Introduction to the cell
  2. Review of protein biochemistry
  3. Membranes and organelles
  4. Microscopy
  5. Membrane transport
  6. Energy conversion and carbon flow
  7. Intracellular compartments and protein sorting
  8. Intracellular vesicular traffic
  9. The cytoskeleton
  10. Cell migration and signaling

Grading

  • Exam 1 15%
  • Exam 2 15%
  • Exam 3 15%
  • Exam 4 15%
  • Final Exam 30%
  • Tutorials 10%

Materials

REQUIRED READING:

Hardin and Bertoni, Becker’s World of the Cell, 9th Edition, 2016.  Pearson. 9780321934925.

Department Undergraduate Notes:

  • Students are advised to review the plagiarism tutorial found at
    http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/tutorials/plagiarism-tutorial
  • For help with writing, learning and study strategies please contact the Student Learning Commons at
    http://learningcommons.sfu.ca/
  • Students requiring accommodations as a result of a disability, must contact the Centre for Students with Disabilities (778-782-3112 or e-mail:  csdo@sfu.ca)

Registrar Notes:

SFU’s Academic Integrity web site http://students.sfu.ca/academicintegrity.html is filled with information on what is meant by academic dishonesty, where you can find resources to help with your studies and the consequences of cheating.  Check out the site for more information and videos that help explain the issues in plain English.

Each student is responsible for his or her conduct as it affects the University community.  Academic dishonesty, in whatever form, is ultimately destructive of the values of the University. Furthermore, it is unfair and discouraging to the majority of students who pursue their studies honestly. Scholarly integrity is required of all members of the University. http://www.sfu.ca/policies/gazette/student/s10-01.html

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: YOUR WORK, YOUR SUCCESS