Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology
Fundamentals of protein and nucleic acid structure and their function in the context of the classical experiments that have informed our current models of biology at the molecular level.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesChem 105 or Chem 111; and Bio 130, PDBio 120 or MMBio 121.
 NoteAlso offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 240
Course Outcomes: 

Molecular Functions, Structures, Processes, and Mechanisms

Describe and compare the functions and molecular structures of DNA, RNA, and protein, and explain the processes and regulatory mechanisms governing the synthesis of each.

Molecular Biology Techniques

Explain a variety of molecular biology techniques, and interpret experimental results obtained using the various methods.

Problem Solving

Solve unfamiliar problems by applying the information and principles mastered through Learning Outcomes 1 and 2

Effective Collaboration

Collaborate with other students to solve challenging problems, to clarify ideas and concepts, and to learn from one another in a spirit of cooperation and integrity