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Master Mathématiques et applicationsUE Fundamentals in biology 1


This course Fundamentals in biology is divided in 2 parts taught during the 1st and 2nd semester of CMB. In the first semester, we will give a presentation of the evolutionary theories that have founded modern biology (from Lamarck to Darwin), and a synthesis of the discoveries that have led to current concepts of molecular and cellular biology : the role of macromolecules in cell function (information transfer between DNA, RNA, proteins, regulation, etc.), heredity and cellular adaptation.

Below are some topics covered during the lectures :

  • Information, evolution causes for living organisms
  • Cellular information
  • Epigenetics – phenomenons, information, adaptation, mechanisms

Language used

Main language used by this course: Anglais.

Volume of teachings

  • Lectures: 18 hours

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