Biology 530

General Information
Course Title
The Biology of the Cell
Course Overview

This course focuses on developing a student’s oral communication skills, introductory writing skills and ability to critically evaluate research papers in the cell and developmental biology literature. The exercises require the student to deliver clear, effective and polished oral, written and poster presentations describing data and summarizing important topics in cell and developmental biology.  This course is now incorporated into a 6-credit package as part of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Cell and Developmental Biology.  Spaces are reserved for BOTA and ZOOL students in Biol. 530.  The course following Biol. 530 is CELL 501 a 3-credit course.  All course offerings in the CELL Graduate Program are open with permission of the instructor, until enrollment of the program reaches capacity. 

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Please contact the course Instructor: Dr. Linda Matsuuchi, for permission to register.

Instructor:  Dr. Linda Matsuuchi (email address:

Also contact:  Peggy Faulkner, Graduate Program Assistant, or phone 604-822-2671 for further information regarding the Cell and Developmental Biology Program.

Course Term
Meeting Location (Building and Room):
Check with instructor for location.
Meeting Days/Times
Tuesdays & Thursdays , 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Course Code
BIOL 530
Course Department