Course Description

Course Name

Cell Biology I

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course will explore basic information on structural components of animal cells and their functions, and their relationship to surrounding microenvironment. The students will be exposed to various cellular compartments, including plasma membrane, mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, and cytoskeletons. In addition, their structure-function relationship with other components will be studied.

Course Objectives

  • To become familiar with structure, function, and regulation of eukaryotic cells
  • To understand their intra- and inter-relationship
  • To understand physiological and developmental processes of eukaryotic cells
  • To develop your analytical skills through their application



  • Cell and Molecular Biology : concepts and experiments (2010) by Gerald Karp (Wiley and Sons Inc.), 6th Edition



*Course content subject to change