Cell Biology I

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cell Biology I

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Life Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will explore basic information on structural components of animal cells and their functions, and their relationship to surrounding microenvironment. The students will be exposed to various cellular compartments, including plasma membrane, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, and cytoskeletons. In addition, their structure-function relationship with other components will be studied.

    Course Objectives

    • To become familiar with structure, function, and regulation of eukaryotic cells
    • To understand their intra- and inter-relationship
    • To understand physiological and developmental processes of eukaryotic cells
    • To develop your analytical skills through their application



    • Cell and Molecular Biology : concepts and experiments (2010) by Gerald Karp (Wiley and Sons Inc.), 6th Edition



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