SACKLER BIOLOGY INTENSIVE 

Biology intensive course for those with math or computational biology heavy backgrounds who would like an introduction to biomedical sciences upon entering the Sackler NYU PhD program. 


August 21-25, 2017 (5 sessions)

1-3PM

Translational Research Building (TRB)

227 East 30th Street 

Instructor: Kelly Ruggles, PhD


Monday, August 21 (2 hours)

​TRB 819

Session 1: Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
Topics Covered: Macromolecules, cell organization, membrane structure, DNA to RNA synthesis

Tuesday, Aug 22 (2 hours)

TRB 619
Session 2: Genetics and genomics
Topics Covered: DNA Structure, replication and genetic inheritance, genetic variation, next generation sequencing.

Wednesday, Aug 23 (2 hours)

TRB 619
Session 3: Cell Cycle and Cell Division
Topics covered: Cell division; DNA Replication; Mitosis; Meiosis

Thursday, Aug 24 (2 hours)

TRB 819
Session 4: Transcription and Gene Regulation
Topics Covered: Eukaryotic transcription; Transcriptional regulation; miRNA; RNA Splicing; Epigenetics

Friday, Aug 25 (2 hours)

​TRB 819
Session 5: Proteins and Post-translational Modifications
Topics covered: Protein synthesis and structure; Protein complexes; Protein folding; Cell signaling

RUGGLES LAB

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