Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

NEW COURSE: MCB 68 [PROF. ETHAN GARNER AND PROF. JEFF LICHTMAN]
Cell Biology Through the Microscope

by Ethan Garner and Jeff Lichtman

January 21st, 2014

MCB 68: Cell Biology Through the Microscope

MCB 68 explores three fundamental fields of eukaryotic cell biology: chromosome segregation, cell motility, and neuroscience. Each topic is approached from a historic and technical perspective. Students will discover these systems as the scientific field did, learning how each successive advance in microscopy revealed new biological details. Students will come away with a theoretical and hands-on understanding of microscopy as well as a grasp of the biological findings each technology revealed.

Meeting Time: Tu., Th., 1:00 pm  – 2:30 pm, and a one hour lab section per week.
Location: Northwest Building B101 (52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138)
Prerequisites: MCB 52, or MCB 80, or permission of the instructors

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