Molecular Basis of Bacterial Infection - LIFE96025
This course aims to develop an understanding, by undergraduate students, of some of the fundamental principles of infectious diseases. They will learn the basic mechanisms that determine the outcome of bacterial pathogen – host cell interactions. Bacterial infections and diseases result from a “dialogue” between the bacterial and eukaryotic cells rather than being a bacterial “monologue”. This phenomenon will be at the heat of the course. The students will be exposed to biochemical, molecular and cellular technologies.
Challenges in Cell Biology - LIFE95006
CCB will give students an understanding of current cell biology research challenges and the approaches being developed to tackle them. It will discuss areas of cell biology that are new to second year Biochemists and so complement their previous cell biology teaching as well as introduce themes that will be developed in several final year courses.