7.28 Molecular Biology

Class Info

Detailed analysis of the biochemical mechanisms that control the maintenance, expression, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. Topics covered in lecture and readings of relevant literature include: gene regulation, DNA replication, genetic recombination, and mRNA translation. Logic of experimental design and data analysis emphasized. Presentations include both lectures and group discussions of representative papers from the literature. Students taking the graduate version are expected to explore the subject in greater depth.

This class has 7.03 as a prerequisite. This class has 7.05 as a corequisite.

7.28 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. Calo and S. Bell.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-270.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Molecular Biology site or on the 7.28 Stellar site.

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