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Module FROM CELL TO ORGANISM

Module code: BI101
Credits: 7.5
Semester: 1
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
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Module Objectives:
To introduce rudimentary concepts and principles in cell biology, genetics, microbiology and evolutionary biology. To introduce practical biology techniques such as microscopy, spectroscopy, DNA and Protein extraction/analysis and culture of bacteria and fungi.

Module Content:
Topics covered include: structure of large biological molecules; basic animal and plant cell structure; cellular organelles; cytoskeleton; extracellular matrix; viral structure and function; bacterial cell structure, sporulation, growth and control of bacteria; fungal cell structure, role of yeast in brewing, fungal diseases; principles of genetics; mitosis and meiosis; patterns of inheritance; transcription and translation; mechanisms of evolution; microscopy.

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