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Microbiology & Cell Science

Microbiology & Cell Science

MCB 6772 Advanced Topics in Cell Biology


Specific topics about cell structure and function published in recent journal articles with microbiological interest animal and plant systems will be studied. The specific topic for this semester will be cell-surface receptors. We will discuss how cell surface receptors were discovered and how they are involved in transferring extracellular signals. The role of cell surface receptors in host-microbe interactions will be the focus of this semester.

Course Goals

  • To develop an understanding of current advances and approaches in the study of the cell biology of eukaryotes.
  • To gain insight on differences between plants and animals pertaining particularly to their susceptibility or capacity to resist microbial pathogens.

Library Access

Distance Education and UF Online Students enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students.

At A Glance

  • $535.00 per credit hour plus fees
Application Procedure
  1. Complete the Application Intent form
  2. Complete the Graduate Application
  3. Send your Transcripts