About BCOR 2505 A

Explores the fundamental processes of life. Topics include cellular metabolism; structure and function of organelles; cell cycle; signal transduction; biology of cancer. CHEM 2580, BCOR 2300 recommended. Credit not awarded for both BCOR 2505 and BCOR 2500. Prerequisites: BCOR 1400 or BIOL 1400, and BCOR 1450 or BIOL 1450; or BCOR 1425; CHEM 1400, CHEM 1405, or CHEM 1410; CHEM 1450, CHEM 1455, or CHEM 1460.


Prereqs enforced by the system: BCOR 1400 and 1450, or BCOR 1425, or BIOL 1400 and 1450; CHEM 1400 and 1450, or CHEM 1410 and/1455/1460. Recommended: BCOR 2300 and CHEM 2580/ 2585. If concurrently enrolling in CHEM 1450 or 1460, email Laura.A.Newman@uvm.edu; Minimum sophomore standing; BISC and BIOL majors not allowed.

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 small-capacity classroom, and activities involving group and individual work.


Evaluation will include four unit exams, class participation, in class activities, and homework assignments

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