About BIOL 108 ZRA

Explores the fundamental processes of life. Topics include cellular metabolism; structure and function of organelles; cell cycle; signal transduction; biology of cancer. CHEM 141, BCOR 101 recommended. May not be taken concurrently with, or following receipt of credit for BCOR 103. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or BCOR 011 and BIOL 002 or BCOR 012; or BCOR 021; also CHEM 031. Pre/Co-requisite: CHEM 032.


Prereqs enforced by the system: BIOL 001/002 or BCOR 011/012 or BCOR 021, and CHEM 031; PACE students only even after level restrictions removed; Degree students enroll in BIOL 108A; Cross listed with BCOR 103A and MMG 196A; Total combined enrollment = 235

Section Description

Molecular and Cell Biology is a multidisciplinary endeavor that draws strength from biochemistry, genetics, physics, microbiology and other specialties. It is a science that asks questions about the most basic properties of life using the most sophisticated technology available. At its core, Molecular and Cell Biology is engaged in uncovering the fundamental processes of life. The implications of molecular and cell biology research are far ranging, from human health to bioremediation.

Section Expectation

This course combines lectures in a large-capacity lecture hall, and weekly laboratory exercises involving group and individual work. Students should expect to spend 2-4 hours per week on coursework outside of class, with additional time for exam preparation.


Three midterm exams and one final exam, and laboratory assignments.

Course Dates



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