Cell Signaling and Cell/Environmental Interactions Model Curriculum

Fall (3-6 credits)

Keystone Courses

          CONJ 531 Signaling Mechanisms in Excitable Cells (1.5 cr), first half
          CONJ 532 Signal Transduction from the Cell Membrane to the Nucleus (1.5 cr), second half

Elective courses

          MCB 522 Metabolic Flexibility in Biology (1.5 cr), first half, odd years

Methods

          CONJ 546 – Survey of Technologies for Molecular Biology (1.5 cr), first half
          and/or
          GENOME 552 – Technologies for Genome Analysis (1.5 cr), second half

Winter (2.5-4.5 credits)

Keystone Courses

          CONJ 529 Mechanisms of Cell Migration (1.5 cr), second half, even years

Elective courses

          CONJ 524 Structural Basis of Signal Transduction (1.5 cr), second half
          PHCOL 530 Neuronal Signaling Pathways (2 cr), even years
          CONJ 526 – Introduction to Systems Biology & Quantitative Approaches (1.5 cr), second half

Methods

          GENOME 540 Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology (4 cr)

Spring (3-6 credits)

Keystone Courses

          CONJ 539 Biological Basis of Neoplasia (3 cr)

Elective courses

          CONJ 545 Molecular Interactions and Medicine (1.5 cr), second half
          PHCOL 531 Genetic Analysis of Signaling Systems (3 cr), odd years
          PATH 516 – Molecular Basis of Human Genetic Disease (3 cr)

Methods

          GENOME 555 – Protein Technology (1.5 cr), first half
          PABIO 536 Bioinformatics and Gene Sequence Analysis (3 cr)