General Interest Science

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UCSC Extension offers courses designed for people who thirst for knowledge, whether for professional or personal reasons. Our general interest science courses focus on what's cutting-edge in medicine, science and technology and range from one-day overviews to full 10-week courses. All are taught by experts in their fields, who weave in the theory and the practical applications of their disciplines.

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General Interest Science Courses
classroom : Classroom
online : Online
hybrid : Blended
Classroom and Blended : Classroom and Blended
Classroom and Online : Classroom and Online
Online and Blended : Online and Blended
Offering Code Offering Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
BTEC.X400 Biochemistry: An Introduction 3.0 Classroom Classroom
BTEC.X411 Stem Cell Biology 1.5 Classroom

Biochemistry: An Introduction


This course covers biochemistry concepts central to the biotechnology industry with an emphasis on the enzymatic and metabolic processes of living systems at the molecular level. Topics include the structure and function of biomolecules including proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; enzymes and enzyme kinetics; and metabolism, including energy production and storage.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X400.(2) 4/9/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 765 Gail Katsir View Enroll

Stem Cell Biology


California is at the forefront of stem cell research and the industry continues to offer exciting opportunities in the Bay Area. This introduction to stem cells and their applications is geared towards professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and healthcare industries. It addresses the basic biology and clinical applications of embryonic and adult stem cell therapies, provides a market overview of stem cell startup companies, and touches on the FDA regulation of biologic products.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
BTEC.X411.(1) 5/15/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 595 Casey Christopher Case View Enroll