Mammalian Molecular Biology
PHA 6852 Mammalian Molecular Biology


This is a 3-credit course.


This course will focus on the principles of modern molecular biology and biochemistry and expand on the concepts you may have already encountered in other classes in this program. The content will also include the application of experimental techniques and procedures routinely used in this field.


Please review our recommended course order.


Module Topic
Module 1 DNA Structure and DNA Protein Interactions
Module 2 Enzymes of DNA Metabolism
Module 3 Clones and Cloning
Module 4 Molecular Biology Techniques
Module 5 Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic DNA Replication
Module 6 Special Recombination, Transposition, Site Directed Mutagenesis
Module 7 DNA Repair Mechanisms
Module 8 Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Transcription
Module 9 Epigenetics, DNA Methylation and Imprinting
Module 10 Eukaryotic RNA Processing
Module 11 Protein Synthesis and Translational Control
Module 12 Cancer; Growth Factors; RNA Tumor Viruses; Oncogenes; Tumor Suppressors; Chromosomal Abnormalities

Required Materials

Molecular Biology of the Cell, 7th edition (2022)
Author: Bruce Alberts, et al.
Publisher: WW. Norton Company
ISBN: 978-0393884845

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