81.440 Advances in Plant Biology

Advances in Plant Biology

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 32943
Status Active

Examination of a range of topics in plant biology with an emphasis on processes that are unique to plants. The course will focus first on the role of plants in human affairs, and basic plant anatomy, physiology and genetics followed by three or more topics at an advanced level. Typical focus areas may include biosynthesis and regulation of fatty acids, metabolism of aromatic amino acids, studies of pathways leading to the synthesis of useful natural plant products and the genetic manipulation of plants to promote plant improvement.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 81.335 Principles of Genetics, 81.419 Biochemistry I.