Cell Bio Lecture 1 - 1/17/12 Cell Biology / Biochemistry...

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1/17/12 1 Cell Biology / Biochemistry BIOL 4374/6374 / BCHS 4313 Section 1: Tuesday & Thursday @ 10:00 – 11:30 am (102 GAR) Section 2: Tuesday & Thursday @ 1:00 – 2:30 pm (101 SEC) Daniel Frigo, Ph.D. Zhang Weihua, Ph.D. Assistant Professors Center for Nuclear Receptors & Cell Signaling Department of Biology & Biochemistry Contact Information Instructor: Dr. Daniel E. Frigo E-mail: frigo@uh.edu Office: 3009 SERC Phone: 832-842-8824 Office Hrs: by appointment--email first Web Site: www.uh.edu/blackboard Blackboard Vista Cell Biology / Biochemistry BIOL 4374/6374 / BCHS 4313 Prerequisites 1.Genetics (BIOL 3301) 2. Biochemistry I (BCHS 3304) Textbook Essential Cell Biology, 3th Edition Alberts, et al. 2010
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1/17/12 2 4 Exams - ~45 Questions each - multiple choice (Frigo) Grading: average ~B 4 Exams (3 “regular” and 1 final) Comprehensive Final Exam, but last section will be emphasized. All exams count (regular 20% each; final 40%) Exams will be administered in class NO MAKE-UP EXAMS NO EXCEPTIONS Exam 1: February 7th Chapters: 1. Introduction to Cells (Frigo) 2. Chemical Components of Cells (Frigo) 3. Energy, Catalysis and Biosynthesis (Frigo) 4. Protein Structure and Function (Frigo) 5. DNA and Chromosomes (Frigo) Exam 2: March 1st Chapters: 6. DNA Replication, Repair and Recombination (Frigo) 7. From DNA to Protein; How Cells Read the Genome (Frigo) 8. Control of Gene Expression (Frigo) 9. How Genes and Genomes Evolve (Frigo) 10. Analyzing Genes and Genomes (Frigo)
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3 Exam 3: April 3rd Chapters: 11. Membrane Structure ( Frigo ) 12. Membrane Transport ( Frigo ) 13. How Cells Obtain Energy from Food (Weihua) 14. Energy Generation in Mitochondria and Chloroplasts (Weihua) Exam 4/Final: May 10th Chapters: 1-14. (Frigo and Weihua- Course Review May 1st ) 15. Intracellular Compartments and Transport (Weihua) 16. Cell Communication (Weihua) 17. Cytoskeleton (Weihua) 18. The Cell Division Cycle (Weihua) 20. Cellular Communities: Tissues, Stem Cells and Cancer (Weihua) How to do well in this class 1. Come to class prepared (i.e. read chapter prior to class). 2. Pay attention in class. 3. Be able to understand and answer end- of-chapter practice questions. But I’m a bum and didn’t do anything until 10 minutes before the test .. ESSENTIAL CONCEPTS Cells are the fundamental units of life. All present-day cells are believed to have evolved from an ancestral cell that existed more than 3 billion years ago. All cells, and hence all living things, grow, convert energy from one form to another, sense and respond to their environment, and reproduce themselves. Etc, etc
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Cell Bio Lecture 1 - 1/17/12 Cell Biology / Biochemistry...

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