BIOL 200 (Fall)

Molecular Biology


Instructors:
R. Reyes (Coordinator)
Bellini 271
(514) 398-5137
rodrigo.reyes@mcgill.ca
P. Lasko Bellini 277 (514) 398-6721 paul.lasko@mcgill.ca
M. Hendricks
N5/11
(514) 398-6581
michael.hendricks@mcgill.ca
M. Zetka S3/24 (514) 398-6445 monique.zetka@mcgill.ca
K. Hastings (Coordinator) MNI (514) 398-1852 ken.hastings@mcgill.ca
T. Bernhardt (Administrator) N8/10 (514) 398-6416 torsten.bernhardt@mcgill.ca
Workload:
3 credits (3-0-6)
Prerequisite:
BIOL 112 or equivalent; not open to students who have taken BIOL 219
Corequisite:
CHEM 212 or or equivalent
Content:
The aim of this course is to understand the molecular basis of biological phenomena with emphasis on the fundamental processes common to all organisms (enzymatic catalysis, DNA, RNA and protein synthesis; genome structure; mechanisms of gene expression; mechanisms of regulating gene activity). 
Readings:
Molecular Cell Biology  by H. Lodish et al, 6th ed.,  WH Freeman & Co.  2008
Method:
Three lectures per week, with occasional online quizzes during class time for the evaluation of student progress
Evaluation:

Mid-term exam, on-line quizzes, final examination

                                                                          
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Last update: March 13, 2018