About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for INTRODUCTION TO MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (120.602.01), a course offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Discusses synthesis of macromolecules, the genetic code, regulation of gene expression, and recent advances in biotechnology, emphasizing special contributions from microbial studies and cell-free systems.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the molecular mechanisms underlying key biological processes
  • Describe genome structure, gene regulation, and cell cycle control

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Course Time

Tue Thu   1:30 PM to 2:50 PM

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Course Faculty
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Prerequisites

Introductory biochemistry or consent of instructor

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on two exams.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Mike Matunis
E-mail: mmatunis@jhsph.edu

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