Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-506-159 060534 Cell and Molecular Biology
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-506-159 CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY ...introduces cell and molecular biology concepts and principles. Emphasis is on cell structure and function, genetics control and function, membrane transport and trafficking, cell division, evolution, and cellular energetics. Special consideration is given to research applications. (Prerequisite: 10-806-197, Microbiology with a "C" or better)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Explore the structure, function, and interactions of nucleic acid and proteins in the cell.
  2. Investigate the different molecular mechanisms of gene expression in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
  3. Explore the outcomes of signal transduction within cells.
  4. Explore the outcomes of signal transduction between cells.
  5. Examine the molecular basis for evolution.
  6. Analyze different methods of cellular metabolism and energetics.
  7. Apply the scientific method to formulate hypothesis and analyze data using practical methods and tools in molecular and cell biology research.
  8. Examine the ethical dimensions of current events and research regarding molecular and cellular research
  9. Examine the structure and function of the cell.