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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: BIO                                     Course Number: 412                                    
Course Title: Molecular Biology
Subject: Biology
CUNY Subject Area: Biology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Molecular biology I provides an overview of the current concepts and techniques in molecular biology. Lecture topics include the molecular structure of cells, basic genetic mechanisms, control of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, DNA replication, repair and recombination, and protein structure and function. The laboratory experiments introduce basic experimental techniques and research methodology including cell culture, recombinant DNA techniques, transformation, DNA extraction, electrophoresis, Southern and Western Blotting, and DNA sequencing and analysis.

Prerequisite: ENG 201. BIO 315 and CHE 315.
  
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  • 6 laboratory hours.

  
Start Date:    06/30/2014                         End Date: