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BIO406 Cellular Biology

Lead Faculty: Dr Michael R. Maxwell

Course Description

An introduction to cellular biology, including fundamentals of cell structure and function, inter- and intracellular communication through signaling and signal transduction, cell growth and energy generation through aerobic respiration and photosynthesis.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the structure and function of cell components and major organelles including the cell plasma membrane.
  • Discuss the use of chemical energy in cellular activity, including photosynthesis and aerobic respiration.
  • Describe the function and structure of the cytoplasmic membrane system, and trafficking through it.
  • Describe the communication between cells including signal transduction and cell signaling.
  • Explain the principles of cancer formation, mitosis and cell cycle regulation.