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203.307 Mammalian Cell Biology (15 credits)

A course with a strong emphasis on the structure and function of mammalian cells. Topics covered include chromosome structure and function, cell cycle, signal transduction, cytoskeleton and molecular motors, cell adhesions and interactions, cell motility, stem cells and their biomedical potential, cell death and cancer. The practical component has a strong emphasis on biochemical, genetic and microscopic methods that are used to study eukaryotic cells.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): 122.231
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students are recommended to take 122.232 and 122.233 before 203.307.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus