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BIO 105  //  Biology I   //   Dr. Savitha Krishna

Course Description: This course is the basic introduction to the study of living systems illustrated by examples drawn from cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, neurobiology, and developmental biology. It focuses on the nature of cellular and molecular biology. There is a lab requirement.

Topics: Characteristics of living organisms; scientific method; lab safety issues; hypothesis and experimentation; chemical context of life; cells and cell membranes; diffusion and osmosis; metabolism: energy and enzymes; protein synthesis; strawberry DNA extraction lab; DNA structure