MCDB 4425 - Topics in Membrane Biology: Cell Biology, Physiology and Disease Course uri icon



  • Students will apply their knowledge of basic biology to exploring several of the most exciting topics in biomedicine including protein folding and stress responses, nutrient sensing and balance and signal transduction across membranes. Emphasis will be placed upon human physiology and associated human diseases including Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Fulfills MCDB scientific reasoning requirement. Recommended prerequisites: MCDB 3135 and MCDB 3145 (minimum grade C-) or instructor consent required. Same as MCDB 5425.


  • Han, Min  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
  • Shen, Jingshi  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020