Details of LS4202 (Spring 2015)

Level: 8 Type: Theory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
LS4202 Cell Biology Rupak Datta,
Sankar Maiti

Syllabus


  • Overview of cell biology

  • Biomembranes and cell architecture

  • Transport of ions and small molecules across membranes

  • Intracellular compartments and protein sorting

  • Vesicular trafficking, exocytosis and endocytosis

  • Cell signalling

  • Cytoskeleton dynamics

  • Cell junction, cell adhesion, integrating cells into tissues

  • Cell cycle, cell division and cancer cells

  • Embryonic stem cells, embryonic germ cells and adult stem cells

  • Cell death


References


  1. Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Lulian Lewis,Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, and Peter Walter, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Edition 5, Garland Science (2007)

  2. Harvey Lodish, Arnold Berk, Chris A. Kaiser, Monty Krieger, Matthew P. Scott, Anthony Bretscher, Hidde Ploegh and Paul Matsudaira, Molecular Cell Biology, Edition 6, W. H. Freeman & Co., (2008)

  3. Robert Lanza Essentials of Stem Cell Biology, Academic Press, 2005


Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Not Allowed
2 IP 4 Core
3 MR 2 Not Allowed
4 MR 4 Not Allowed
5 MS 8 Core
6 RS 1 Elective
7 RS 2 Elective