This course focuses primarily on eukaryotic cell biology, and it will introduce students to topics including: (1) biosynthesis, structure and function of important cellular macromolecules, (2) cell membrane structure and transport (3) intracellular compartmentalization and organelle function (4) endocytosis, exocytosis & movement of vesicles within the cell (5) intracellular energy transformation (6) motility, and (7) cell signaling in the context of homeostasis and disease. Students will also gain experience analyzing, discussing, and presenting current scientific research.