BIOL U7160X Cells in Culture
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as BIOL 716.
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60 hours laboratory, 15 hours recitation; 3 credits
A mixed-format course on the use of cells in culture, including laboratory experience and a recitation hour. In the laboratory, students perform a series of planned experiments on cell cultures to become familiarized with research techniques. In addition, students carry out a limited project of their own design after consultation with the instructor. The recitation hour includes discussions of essential techniques used to culture cells and discussions of representative papers from the research literature.
Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.