BI 570 Biology of the Nucleus (Fall: 3)

Prerequisite: One of the following: BI 435, BI 440, CH 561, or CH 562 or instructor permission
Satisfies the advanced experience requirement for the Biology major.
This course provides an in-depth treatment of the molecular biology of DNA and RNA, with particular emphasis on the control and organization of the genetic material of eukaryotic organisms. Topics include chromatin structure and function, histone modifications, DNA replication, gene activation and silencing, DNA methylation, and RNA interference. Emphasis is on experimental design, and analysis of the primary literature.
Anthony T. Annunziato

Last Updated: 29-JAN-13