Tompkins Cortland Community College

BIOL220 - Cell Biology


Intended for students pursuing careers in the biological or health sciences. The fundamental structure and function of the eukaryotic cell, from proteins to DNA, to signal transduction, and development of cancer are covered. Students present topics of discussion related to advances in cell biology as they are applied to medicine (stem cells) and industry (cloning). Corequisite: BIOL 221. Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or equivalent; RDNG 116 and MATH 095 or MATH 098 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.