Cell Biology III

Shin SUGIYAMA Lecturer

Department: G30

Class Time: 2015 Fall Thursday
Recommended for: 3rd years

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Course purpose

This course covers basic topics in cell biology. Students who successfully complete this course will understand fundamental biological phenomena at the molecular and cellular levels that include the cytoskeletal systems, mitosis and meiosis, and intercellular communications in multicellular organisms. They will develop insights into the complexities of cell structure and function, the underlying molecular events, the dynamic properties of living cells, and how these contribute to the generation and functioning of the whole organism.

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Essential Cell Biology (3rd ed.) Bruce Alberts et al.

Course Schedule

Date Chapter Topic Instructor
Oct 1, 8, 15 Chapter 17 Cytoskeleton (by Kinoshita)
Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12 Chapter 18 The Cell Division Cycle (by Sugiyama & Ohsumi)
Nov 19 Chapter 18 Sex and Genetics (by Sugiyama)
Nov 26 (Special 1) Animal Cell Biology (by Sugiyama)
Dec 3,10 Chapter 19 Cellular Communities: Tissues, Stem Cells and Cancer (by Hirako & Hisamoto)
Dec 17 (Special 2) Plant Cell Biology (by Higashiyama)
Jan 14 Final Exam


Evaluation will be based on in-class participation, assignments, small tests, and the final examination.

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Lecture Handout

the Cell Cycle (PDF, 36729KB)

Lecture Video

Cell Biology(1:21:44)

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