Course Schedule - Fall 17


BIOC 523 001 (CRN: 16674)


Department: Biosciences
Instructor: Grande-Allen, Kathryn J.
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF BRC 286 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 25
Enrollment data as of: 24-MAR-2018 3:01PM
Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM M HUM 117
Description: This course will address the biology, organization, mechanics, and turnover of extracellular matrix. There will be an emphasis on cells and cell-matrix interactions, matrix distribution within and design of connective tissues and organs techniques for quantitative analysis of matrix, techniques for measurement and modeling of connective tissue biomechanics, changes with growth and aging and tissue/matrix degradation. Additional projects will be required of graduate level students. Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOE 372, BIOC/BIOE 341. Credit cannot be earned for BIOC 523 and BIOC 464.