Course Schedule - Fall 17

     

BIOC 523 001 (CRN: 16674)

EXTRACELLULAR MATRIC

Long Title: EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX
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
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 30
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 25
Enrollment data as of: 25-SEP-2017 8:27AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
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 and Corequisite: BIOE 372, BIOC/BIOE 341. Credit cannot be earned for BIOC 523 and BIOC 464.