The School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Undergraduate Instructional Program

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400-level Courses

Course # Title/Description Hours ADV LAB SP FA SU Website
MCB 400 Cancer Cell Biology 3 ADV FA Website
MCB 401 Cell & Membrane Physiology 3 ADV FA Website
MCB 402 Sys & Integrative Physiology 3 ADV SP Website
MCB 406 Gene Expression & Regulation
Equivalent to: BIOC 406
3 ADV SP
MCB 408 Immunology 3 ADV SP Website
MCB 410 Developmental Biology 4 ADV SP Website
MCB 413 Endocrinology 3 ADV FA Website
MCB 419 Brain, Behavior & Info Process
Equivalent to: BIOE 419, BIOP 419, NEUR 419
3 ADV SP Website
MCB 421 Microbial Genetics 3 ADV SP Website
MCB 424 Microbial Biochemistry
Offered in spring of even numbered years only.
3 ADV SP
MCB 426 Bacterial Pathogenesis 3 ADV FA Website
MCB 428 Microbial Pathogens Laboratory 2 ADV LAB FA Website
MCB 429 Cellular Microbiology &Disease 3 ADV SP Website
MCB 431 Microbial Physiology
Offered in fall of odd numbered years only.
3 ADV FA Website
MCB 433 Virology & Viral Pathogenesis
Equivalent to: PATH 433
Only approved for students with catalog year prior to Fall 2016.
3 ADV SP
MCB 434 Food & Industrial Microbiology 3 SP FA
MCB 435 Evolution of Infectious Disease 3 ADV SP Website
MCB 436 Global Biosecurity 1 ADV FA
MCB 442 Comparative Immunobiology
Equivalent to: ANSC 450, PATH 410
Offered in spring of even numbered years only.
4 ADV SP
MCB 446 Physical Biochemistry
Equivalent to: BIOC 446, CHEM 472
3 ADV SP Website
MCB 450 Introductory Biochemistry 3 SP FA SU Website
MCB 458 Basic Human Pathology 3 ADV SP
MCB 461 Cell & Molecular Neuroscience
Equivalent to: NEUR 461
3 ADV FA
MCB 462 Integrative Neuroscience
Equivalent to: NEUR 462
3 ADV SP
MCB 465 Human Metabolic Disease 3 ADV SP
MCB 471 Cell Structure and Dynamics 3 ADV FA
MCB 480 Eukaryotic Cell Signaling 2 ADV SP Website
MCB 492 Senior Thesis 3 to 5 SP FA
MCB 493 Special Topics Mol Cell Biol
There are specific sections of MCB 493 (e.g. ECB, FIP, GGA) that count towards advanced MCB hours, but some will not. Please consult an advisor to confirm. Only section ECB will count as an advanced lab.
0 to 4 ADV LAB SP FA
BIOC 406 Gene Expression & Regulation
Equivalent to: MCB 406
3 ADV SP
BIOC 440 Physical Chemistry Principles
Equivalent to: CHEM 440B
Only Section B is approved as an advanced MCB course.
4 ADV FA Website
BIOC 445 Current Topics in Biochemistry 3 SP
BIOC 446 Physical Biochemistry
Equivalent to: CHEM 472, MCB 446
3 ADV SP Website
BIOC 455 Technqs Biochem & Biotech 4 ADV LAB SP Website
BIOC 460 Biochemistry Senior Seminar 3 FA
BIOC 492 Senior Thesis 2 to 6 SP FA
BIOP 401 Introduction to Biophysics 3 or 4 ADV SP FA
BIOP 419 Brain, Behavior & Info Process
Equivalent to: MCB 419, BIOE 419, NEUR 419
3 ADV SP
BIOP 432 Photosynthesis
Equivalent to: CPSC 489, IB 421
3 FA
BIOP 470 Computational Chemical Biology 3 or 4 FA
NEUR 403 Memory and Amnesia
Equivalent to: PSYC 403
Only approved for students with catalog year prior to Fall 2016.
3 or 4 ADV FA
NEUR 405 Cognitive Neuroscience 3 or 4 SP
NEUR 413 Psychopharmacology
Equivalent to: PSYC 413
3 or 4 ADV SP
NEUR 414 Brain, Learning, and Memory 3 or 4 ADV FA
NEUR 417 Neuroscience of Eating & Drinking 3 or 4 FA
NEUR 419 Brain, Behavior & Info Process
Equivalent to: MCB 419, BIOE 419, BIOP 419
3 ADV SP
NEUR 421 Principles of Psychophysiology 3 or 4 FA
NEUR 432 Genes and Behavior 3 SP
NEUR 433 Evolutionary Neuroscience 3 or 4 FA
NEUR 450 Cognitive Psychophysiology 3 or 4 SP FA
NEUR 453 Cog Neuroscience of Vision 3 or 4 FA
NEUR 461 Cell & Molecular Neuroscience 3 FA
NEUR 462 Integrative Neuroscience 3 SP