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BIOL 240.00 Genetics 6 credits

Open: Size: 48, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Leighton 305

MTWTHF
12:30pm1:40pm12:30pm1:40pm1:10pm2:10pm

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Synonym: 64195

Stephan G Zweifel

A study of the transmission of genetic information between generations of organisms, and of the mechanism of expression of information within an individual organism. The main emphasis will be on the physical and chemical basis of heredity; mutational, transmissional and functional analysis of the genetic material, and gene expression.

Prerequisite: Biology 125 and 126 or instructor permission

Sophomore Priority, requires concurrent registration in Biology 241

Waitlist for Juniors and Seniors: BIOL 240.WL0 (Synonym 64196)

BIOL 356.00 Seminar: Topics in Developmental Biology 6 credits

Closed: Size: 0, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Weitz Center 136

MTWTHF
8:15am10:00am8:15am10:00am

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Synonym: 64204

Jennifer M Ross-Wolff

The development of an embryo from a single cell to a complex body requires the coordinated efforts of a growing number of cells and cell types. In this seminar course, we will use primary literature to explore recent advances in our understanding of the cellular processes such as intercellular signaling, migration, proliferation, and differentiation that make development possible. Additionally, we will consider how these developmental cellular processes, when disrupted, lead to cancer and other diseases. Priority will be given to juniors and seniors who have not already taken a seminar course.

Prerequisite: Biology 240, Biology 280 or Biology 342

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BIOL 363.00 Seminar: Ecomechanics 6 credits

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Olin 104

MTWTHF
10:10am11:55am10:10am11:55am

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Synonym: 64208

Mike T Nishizaki

All organisms, from Common loons to Redwood trees to Basking sharks spend much of their lives bumping up against forces associated with the non-biological world. The manner in which ecological challenges are solved (e.g., moving around vs. staying put, finding food, avoiding predators) is often related to an individual’s biomechanical design. This class will challenge students to view their physical surroundings from the perspective of an organism. How do mussels feed in a fast stream vs. stagnant pond? Why do healthy trees uproot rather than break in half? How can a sea urchin with no eyes “see”? We will use primary scientific literature to examine the physical principles that underlie fundamental ecological processes.

Prerequisite: Biology 125 and 126 and one additional 200 or 300 level Biology course or instructor permission

BIOL 372.00 Seminar: Structural Biology 6 credits

Closed: Size: 0, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Olin 06

MTWTHF
10:10am11:55am10:10am11:55am

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Synonym: 64209

Rou-Jia Sung

The ability to visualize macromolecules at atomic detail has significantly advanced our understanding of macromolecular structure and function. This course will provide an overview of fundamental experimental methodologies underlying structure determination, followed by primary literature-based discussions in which students will present and critically discuss classic foundational papers as well as examples from the current literature that have advanced our understanding of macromolecule structure and function.

Prerequisite: Biology 125 and 126; and either Biology 280, Biology 380, Biochemistry 301 or Chemistry 320

NEUR 238.00 Neurons, Circuits and Behavior 6 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Hulings 316

MTWTHF
10:10am11:55am10:10am11:55am
Synonym: 64952

Eric D Hoopfer

Neurons are the building blocks of the nervous system. Molecular and cellular neuroscience seeks to understand the fundamental principles that govern how neurons function, how they communicate with each other, and how they assemble into circuits that generate behavior. This course focuses on the molecular and cellular basis of nervous system function from the level of genes and molecules to neural circuits and behavior. We will take an integrative approach to examine the genetic, molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie neuronal communication, the molecular basis of sensation and innate behaviors, neural plasticity, and nervous system disorders. This course will emphasize the experimental evidence and techniques that have built our understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of behavior through team-based learning, analysis of primary literature papers and laboratory experimentation. A grade of C- or better must be earned in both Neuroscience 238 and 239 to satisfy the LS requirement.

Prerequisite: Neuroscience 127 or Biology 125.; Concurrent registration in Neuroscience 239.

NEUR 239.01 Neurons, Circuits and Behavior Lab 2 credits

Open: Size: 12, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Hulings B04

MTWTHF
1:00pm5:00pm
Synonym: 65477

Eric D Hoopfer

This laboratory course will provide experience in performing experiments to elucidate the structure and function neurons and neural circuits using classical and cutting-edge techniques. Students will apply these techniques to develop and carry out an independent research project.

Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in Neuroscience 238 required

NEUR 239.02 Neurons, Circuits and Behavior Lab 2 credits

Open: Size: 12, Registered: 0, Waitlist: 0

Hulings B04

MTWTHF
2:00pm6:00pm
Synonym: 65478

Eric D Hoopfer

This laboratory course will provide experience in performing experiments to elucidate the structure and function neurons and neural circuits using classical and cutting-edge techniques. Students will apply these techniques to develop and carry out an independent research project.

Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in Neuroscience 238 required

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