Fall 2019 - MBB 201 D100

Biochemistry of the Cell (3)

Class Number: 2000

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Mo, We, Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
    SSCK 9500, Burnaby

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Dec 14, 2019
    12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    AQ 3181, Burnaby

  • Instructor:

    Edward Pokrishevsky
  • Prerequisites:

    BISC 101; CHEM 281 as prerequisite or corequisite.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

An introduction to cellular processes with an emphasis on protein structure and function. Topics that will be explored include transcription, translation and protein synthesis, basic metabolic pathways, biomembranes, organelles, vesicle transport, the cytoskeleton and cell signaling.

COURSE DETAILS:

Lecture Schedule

Week 1:  Macromolecules
Week 2:  Protein structure and function
Week 3: Techniques in protein analysis
Week 4: Transcription and translation
Week 5: Control of gene expression and techniques in gene analysis
Week 6: Biomembranes and organelles
Week 7: Membrane transport
Week 8: Cell signalling
Week 9: Cytoskeleton
Week 10: Cell division
Week 11: Bioenergetics
Week 12: Metabolism: catabolic pathways
Week 13: Metabolism: anabolic pathways

Grading

  • Exam 1 25%
  • Exam 2 25%
  • Final Exam 35%
  • Participation 5%
  • Reading Quizzes 5%
  • Tutorials 5%

REQUIREMENTS:

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Materials

REQUIRED READING:

Alberts, Essential Cell Biology, 5th edition, 2019. W.W. Norton & Company.
ISBN: 9780393680386

Department Undergraduate Notes:


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  • Students requiring accommodations as a result of a disability, must contact the Centre for Accessible Learning (778-782-3112 or e-mail:  caladmin@sfu.ca)

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