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Salem, Oregon 97301

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BIOL 356 (W) Plant Molecular Biology (1)

Investigation of plant responses to environmental signals using methods of DNA manipulation and reverse genetics. The course will include exposure to primary literature and experimental methods of the discipline. Topics include plant responses to light, hormones, water, nutrients, and temperature at the cellular and molecular levels. Laboratory will require an independent project using DNA manipulation to investigate model organisms such as Arabidopsis and tobacco.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: BIOL 130 and BIOL 244, or consent of instructor

  • Offering: On demand
  • Instructor: Tallman