Essential Cell Biology / CHEM-046
Year of study
Spring, B (First year undergraduates)
Number of Credits
3 (ECTS: 4)
Chemistry, University of Crete
Charalampos (Babis) Spilianakis, PhD
2810-391163 (office), 2810-391173 (lab)
09.00 am - 21.00 pm
Chemistry Auditorium A1, Monday 12.00-14.00, Friday 11.00-13.00
Lectures (PowerPoint Presentations), Videos & narrated animations, Student Response System (iRespond), Multiple Choice Questions.
Language of Instruction
Attendance at all lecture sessions is expected. If a session is missed, it is the student’s sole responsibility to make up any work missed.
Academic Honor Principle
Students are expected to observe the University’s Code of Student Conduct. Cheating on examinations and/or problem sets is not acceptable and will be met with zero tolerance!
Textbook choice I
Essential Cell Biology
Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Karen Hopkin, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter
Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, Third Edition
Textbook Resource List by publisher.
Each academic year the Powerpoint presentations in either .pptx format (Microsoft Office 2011) or .pdf format will be uploaded upon the completion of each lecture (material included in an individual lecture's file may be covered in more than a 2 hours session).
Downloads from previous Academic Years
Final Exams with answers
The molecular design of life
Biochemical unity underlies Biological diversity
DNA illustrates the interplay between form and function
Chemical components of cells
What are macromolecules
Chemical bonds and groups
An outline of some of the types of sugar
Fatty acids and other lipids
The 20 amino acids found in proteins
A survey of the nucleotides
The principal types of weak noncovalent bonds
Download: Powerpoint presentation (pdf).