7.38 Mechanical Cell Biology


Class Info

Covers current topics in eukaryotic cell biology, with a focus on understanding how physical forces are generated in cells and how these forces organize and shape cells and tissues. Combines lectures and the analysis of the primary literature to explore concepts and experimental approaches related to forces in cell biology at the molecular, cellular, and organismal level. Also considers the journal publication process, providing insights and experience into writing a cover letter, paper submission, reviewer critique, and communicating the significance of one's research. Students taking the graduate version explore the subject in greater depth.

This class has 7.06 as a prerequisite.

7.38 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by I. Cheeseman and A. Martin.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 56-162.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT Department of Biology: 7.38j Introduction to Bioengineering site or on the 7.38 Stellar site.

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MIT Department of Biology: 7.38j Introduction to Bioengineering
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