Course Series in Cell Biology

These courses cover principles and theories of cell biology and biochemistry with a focus on applications to clinical pathology.  Participants should have an undergraduate course in Biochemistry and Physiology as a prerequisite and experience in a clinical laboratory.

The current series of courses are as follows:

BLD 815 - Cell Biology I (2 credits)
Topics include Biomolecular evolution, Chromatin and chromosomes, Gene expression, RNA processing and translation, Protein structure and function, Nutrition and energy, and Membranes and channels.

BLD 816 - Cell Biology II (2 credits)
Topics include cell surface receptors, adhesion molecules, cytoskeleton, signal transduction, bioactive lipids, hormones and growth factors, cell cycle and apoptosis.


Human Molecular Biology (This book is used for BLD 815 and BLD 816)
Author: Epstein
ISBN: 9780521644815
Published by: Cambridge
Edition: 1st

Cost of the Course

Registration fees are paid on a per-credit hour basis and will be billed to your account at the time registration. This course is two credits. For the 2017 - 2018 academic year (August - May) the fees are as follows:

  • Michigan Residents Status: $776.50/credit or $1,553.00* (per course)
  • Non-Michigan Resident Status: $931.00/credit or $1,862.00* (per course)

*Course fees are subject to change with approval of vote by Board of Trustees and some additional fees for international students may be applicable. Current list of fees.

Registration for lifelong education student to take courses.

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