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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by R. Kamm, M. Sheetz and H. Yu.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 2.799 Class Site site or on the 2.799 Stellar site.

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