This course discusses fundamental concepts of cell biology, structure and function of cellular organelles and their biomolecules. Emphasis will be given on compositions, structures and functions of cell membrane and concepts of cell division. The course also includes discussions on applications of cell biology such as cancer, pathogen infections and stem cells. Concepts of molecular biology, gene expressions and its control are also discussed. Brief introductions on techniques of molecular biology such as DNA/RNA extraction, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and gene cloning also explained in this course.
Course Outcome 1: Describe the principle of cell and molecular biology
Course Outcome 2: Apply cell and molecular biology principle to solve related problems
Course Outcome 3: Analyse cell structures, biological mechanisms and their related investigation techniques
Course Outcome 4: Convey ideas clearly and effectively, as well as giving feedback on given topics