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Calvin College    
 
    
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog
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BIOL 161 - Cellular and Genetic Systems

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SP. A presentation of the basic concepts in cellular and molecular biology and genetics. Topics include: structure and function of cells and macromolecules; energy and metabolism; cell division and regulation; DNA replication, transcription and translation; genetics; control of gene expression; and cellular mechanisms of development. Students develop critical thinking skills by applying these concepts to a broad array of bioscience problems. Laboratories consist of integrative science research projects that instill scientific competencies and proficiency with the prevailing methodologies in the cellular and molecular biosciences. Lectures. Prerequisites: CHEM 103 (or equivalent). Corequisite: BIOL 161L.



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