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)
Translational Research Building (TRB)
227 East 30th Street
Instructor: Kelly Ruggles, PhD
Monday, August 21 (2 hours)
Session 1: Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
Topics Covered: Macromolecules, cell organization, membrane structure, DNA to RNA synthesis
Tuesday, Aug 22 (2 hours)
Session 2: Genetics and genomics
Topics Covered: DNA Structure, replication and genetic inheritance, genetic variation, next generation sequencing.
Wednesday, Aug 23 (2 hours)
Session 3: Cell Cycle and Cell Division
Topics covered: Cell division; DNA Replication; Mitosis; Meiosis
Thursday, Aug 24 (2 hours)
Session 4: Transcription and Gene Regulation
Topics Covered: Eukaryotic transcription; Transcriptional regulation; miRNA; RNA Splicing; Epigenetics
Friday, Aug 25 (2 hours)
Session 5: Proteins and Post-translational Modifications
Topics covered: Protein synthesis and structure; Protein complexes; Protein folding; Cell signaling
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