PNB 3260

PNB 3260 – Stem Cell Biology

Instructor Joanne Conover

Spring semester. Three credits. Two class periods. Prerequisites: PNB 2274 or PNB 2250. Recommended preparation: MCB 2410(200) or MCB 3010(204) or MCB 2210(210) (which may be taken concurrently); or consent of instructor.

Principles of stem cell biology and the use and application of stem cells in research and therapy. Lectures and readings will focus on the molecular, cellular and physiological properties of stem cells, mechanisms of differentiation, use of recombinant DNA technology and application of stem cells and their derivatives in disease and injury.