2.799 The Cell as a Machine


Class Info

Examines a variety of essential cellular functions from the perspective of the cell as a machine. Includes phenomena such as nuclear organization, protein synthesis, cell and membrane mechanics, cell migration, cell cycle control, cell transformation. Lectures are provided by video twice per week; live 3-hour recitation one evening per week. Course is taken simultaneously by students at multiple universities; homework and take-home exams common to all students. Preference to students in Courses 2 and 20.

This class has 5.07, 18.03, and 7.05 as prerequisites.

2.799 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by R. Kamm, M. Sheetz and H. Yu.

Lecture occurs 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Tuesdays in NE47-342.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Restricted Electives site or on the 2.799 Stellar site.

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