Cell Growth Control

Learning Objectives

  • Students should be able to describe how cyclin expression and CDK activity ensure an ordered profession through the cell cycle
  • Students should be able to describe how phosphorylation regulates the activity of cyclin-CDK
  • Students should be able to define and identify oncogenes and tumor suppressors
  • Students should be able to list examples of positive feedback in the regulation of the cell cycle
  • Students should be able to diagram how mitogens and anti-mitogens control a cell's entry into Start
  • Students should be able to describe how DNA damage and unattached chromosomes arrest the cell cycle

Before the Session

Read the background material

OR

Watch the videos

In-class Session

Readiness Assessment Quiz

Team-Based Questions