Course Description Number VETS 1018 Title Cell Biology 1B Credit Points 6 credit points. Unit of Study Co-ordinator Dr Paul Sheehy Session Semester 2 Classes Lectures 43 hours Practicals 24 hours Tutorials/Group Work 4 hours Assumed Knowledge VETS 1013 Cell Biology 1A Assessment Intrasemester Mid semester assignment (15%) End of Semester 2 hr written paper (65%) Other Group Learning Activities (20%) Textbooks In this unit the study of the molecular biology of the cell is extended to include gene expression, recombinant DNA technology, membrane structure and function, cell cycle, cell differentiation and cancer. Clinical material is used to illustrate normal structure and function. Alberts B. et al. Essential Cell Biology. 2nd Edn New York: Garland Publishing, 2004.