BIOL 4554


(lab required) A techniques intensive course focusing on the understanding of molecular biology techniques, troubleshooting problems, writing reproducible laboratory experiments for publications, accurate recording of procedures in lab journals, and bioinformatics exercises from a DNA perspective. This course is designed for 4th year undergraduate and graduate students interested in understanding the theory and application of molecular methods specifically focusing on eukaryotic DNA. Students will learn essential and cutting-edge molecular biology techniques involved in gene structure, amplification, transformation, and sequencing among others. This course may not be held for credit with BIOL 4552. Prerequisite: BIOL 2520

Fall 2017 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Michael G. Becker, Deirdre Khan
    CRN: 12131
    Class Location: W380 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 4: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Tu.Th.
    Laboratory Location: W340 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, Tu.

Important Dates

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

January 3: First day of classes for Winter Term