Mammalian Molecular Biology

PHA 6582-Mammalian Molecular Biology

This course will focus on the principles of modern molecular biology and biochemistry and expand on the concepts you may have already encountered in other classes in this program. The content will also include the application of experimental techniques and procedures routinely used in this field.
Credits: 3


Module Topics
Module 1 DNA Structure and DNA Protein Interactions
Module 2 Enzymes of DNA Metabolism
Module 3 Clones and Cloning
Module 4 Molecular Biology Techniques
Module 5 Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic DNA Replication
Module 6 Special Recombination, Transposition, Site Directed Mutagenesis
Module 7 DNA Repair Mechanisms
Module 8 Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Transcription
Module 9 Epigenetics, DNA Methylation and Imprinting
Module 10 Eukaryotic RNA Processing
Module 11 Eukaryotic RNA Processing
Module 12 Cancer; Growth Factors; RNA Tumor Viruses; Oncogenes; Tumor Suppressors; Chromosomal Abnormalities

Terms offered

Spring and Summer


$575 per credit hour plus student fees

Questions regarding course content?

Contact the course instructor Nancy Toffolo (

Questions about the application and registration process?


Required Materials

Molecular Biology of the Cell
Author: Bruce Alberts, et al.
Publisher: Garland Science; 6th edition (2014) 
ISBN: 9780815344322

There is also a loose-leaf edition of this text that is also acceptable to use: ISBN number: 9780815345244

Library Access

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