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Mar 18, 2016 by Lisa Schwartz (lschwartz)
PHRG 4154 : Biomedical Sciences I
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:40:52 GMT
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:46:32 GMT
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Biomedical Sciences I
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Biomedical Sciences I
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Advanced biomedical science topics, including biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology. Serves as a foundation for study of immunology, medical microbiology, pathophysiology, toxicology, pharmacogenomics, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.
● Summarize the processes of DNA replication, mutation and repair, transcription, translation. ● Describe the processes of protein folding, post-translational protein modification, and protein degradation. ● Describe the metabolic pathways for and storage mechanisms of nucleic acids, amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and hormones. ● Explain how a cell produces and utilizes energy. ● Describe the structure and function of enzymes and the correlation of these features to enzyme kinetics. ● Explain common signaling cascades utilized within cells, including the structure and function of receptors and their associated signaling molecules. ● Summarize cell and membrane structure and role in cellular function. ● Describe the structure and function of transporters and channels. ● Determine how alterations in function of cellular processes/molecular players affects the process as a whole. ● Demonstrate knowledge of the connection between cellular processes and disease.
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Course revised and approved by Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee in January 2015 and approved by HSCC in March 2015
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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:16:10 GMT
Rollback: Please approve course description as edited for GW Bulletin style: An overview of advanced biomedical science topics such as biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology. Serves as a foundation for study of immunology, medical microbiology, pathophysiology, toxicology, pharmacogenomics, pharmacology, and pharmacotherapeutics.