10 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: BMS242, BMS243
Pre-requisites: APS138, MBB161, MBB164

Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to provide you with an in-depth understanding of some of the main concepts and problems in cell and molecular biology. The module is also designed to emphasize the importance of this field to modern medicine. The module will examine a range of areas of modern cell and molecular biology, e.g. the cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis, DNA repair, cell communication, cell signalling and vesicular trafficking in cells. Sessions will incorporate aspects of experimental research, and introduce you to the research literature and how this informs our understanding. Topics will also be related to relevant diseases.

Restrictions on availability: Not open to BMS students

Staff Contact: BRAMHAM DAWN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Biomedical Science):

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