Graduate Cell Biology


Fall 2015

Mon., Wed. & Fri.  9:00 A.M. – 9:50 A.M.
Room: Rayford Auditorium BMRII
Course Director
Jason Chang, Ph.D.

Textbook: “Molecular Cell Biology”, 7th edition, by Lodish et al., 2012, W. H. Freeman, N.Y, N.Y.  (August 1, 2013)

PowerPoint slides from Instructors will be available at Blackboard before their lectures. You are encouraged to take a look at the slides before coming to the class. If you have questions/problems about accessing the program, please contact Dr. Jason Chang, our Education/Technology Resource Specialist.

To logon to Blackboard:

  • Go to
  • Your Username and Password are the same as your UAMS Username and Password.
  • After you log in, click on “COM M7003 – Cell Biology
  • You will see links on the side of the page.  Click on the “Content” link to access the PPTs.



Week 1ChangDrewDrew
Aug. 17IntroductionCell commun.Cell commun.
Week 2DrewDrewDrew
Aug. 24Cell commun.Cell commun.Cell commun.
Week 3JenningsJenningsJennings
Aug. 31Plasma membPlasma membPlasma memb
Week 4Labor DayJenningsChang
Sep. 7Plasma membMitochondria
Week 5ChangChangExam #1
Sep. 14MitochondriaMitochondria1-3pm
Week 6ChangChangChang
Sep. 21CytoskeletonCytoskeletonCytoskeleton
Week 7StorrieStorrieStorrie
Sep. 28Protein targetingER GolgiVesicle formation
Week 8ZhaoStanleyNo class
Oct. 5Endocytosis. LysosomeMitosis/meiosis
Week 9Macnicol, M.Macnicol, M.Exam #2
Oct. 12Stem cellsStem cells1-3pm
Week 10Macnicol, A.Macnicol, A.Chang
Oct. 19Cell cycle div.Cell cycle div.Cell death
Week 11ChangKelleyKelley
Oct. 26Cell deathCell MatrixCell Matrix
Week 12KelleyChangChang
Nov. 2Cell MatrixNeuronNeuron
Week 13ChangVeteran's DayExam #3
Nov. 9Neuron1-3pm
Week 14WessingerWessingerDaniel
Nov. 16Receptor theory-1Receptor theory-2Different/cancer
Week 15DanielZhaoThanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 23Different/cancerBone
Week 16ImmunologyImmunologyPathogens
Nov. 30MorrisonMorrisonVoth
Week 17BurnsBurnsTherapeutics
Dec. 7CircadianCircadianOwens
Week 18Exam #4
Dec. 141-3pm