Cell Biology and Sustainability by the Numbers

 

Course given on fall semester by Ron Milo, teaching fellows: Ron Sender and Lior Greenspoon

Wednesdays 11:15-13:00 @ Belfer auditorium

Course email (to send exercises, suggestions, errors, insights...): cellbiologybythenumbers@gmail.com


Main reading resource: "Cell Biology by the Numbers" book

Vignettes that reveal how numbers serve as a sixth sense to understanding our cells

Course outline

Subject 1 (09/11/2022): Quantitative reasoning in molecular and cell biology

Exercise 1 (due by 16/11/2022)

A filmed version of the lecture

 

Subject 2 (16/11/2022): Size and mass

Exercise 2 (due by 30/11/2022)

A filmed version of the lecture

Slides from the lecture - photo gallery of sizes in cell biology

 

Subject 3 (30/11/22): Concentration and absolute numbers

Exercise 3 (due by 14/12/22)

A filmed version of the lecture

Slides from the lecture - photo gallery of concentrations in cell biology

 

Subject 4 (07/12/22): Number of cells in the human body