BIOL 344 - Experimental Laboratory in Cell and Molecular Biology
CR: 1 Prerequisites: BIOL 305 and one year of chemistry; or CHEM 321 and permission of instructor. Sophomores by permission. An introduction to current techniques and modern experimental approaches used in the study of cells and their components. Includes electrophoretic and chromatographic analysis of DNA and proteins, organelle characterization, advanced techniques in light microscopy and photomicrography, and basic techniques of genetic engineering. One three-hour laboratory. Offered alternate years.