Resources and Advice from DO Students: Courses

Second Year Cell and Molecular Biology

Electronic Resources

  • Firecracker
  • Goljan Audio
  • Kaplan


  • BRS Cell Biology and Histology
  • Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple
  • First Aid for the USMLE Step 1
  • Marks Basic Medical Biochemistry


  • Draw out concept maps!
  • Know the alphabet soup that is the immunology cytokines and cells. Know all of the microbiology. Know what is gram +\-, RNA/DNA, most common causes.
  • Don’t blow off receptors and their pathways. They will come back to haunt you in pharmacology.
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