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7.70 Regulation of Gene Expression



The materials and information for this class can be found on Stellar.


Course Description


Cells utilize a variety of mechanisms to regulate gene expression, growth, development, and behavior in response to both external and internal conditions. Examines basic principles of biological regulation, focusing on several well-studied examples, usually drawn from microbial species.

Readings include primary literature and review articles with emphasis on how we know what we know, and how to think experimentally. Enrollment limited to 40.