Archived Versions

7.28 / 7.58 Molecular Biology

As taught in: Spring 2005

An image of a DNA model sculpture.

DNA model sculpture. (Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.)


Undergraduate / Graduate


Biology Department Faculty

Course Features

Course Description

This course covers a detailed analysis of the biochemical mechanisms that control the maintenance, expression, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. The topics covered in lectures and readings of relevant literature include gene regulation, DNA replication, genetic recombination, and mRNA translation. In particular, the logic of experimental design and data analysis is emphasized.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.