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GRS BI 720: Practicum in Terrestrial Biogeoscience
Graduate Prerequisites: MA or PhD standing.
Analysis and synthesis of the primary literature via in-depth case studies in terrestrial biogeoscience. Students meet weekly with faculty to read papers from the primary literature, synthesize results, and prepare a peer-review quality paper on the case study. Also offered as GRS ES 720 and GRS GE 720.
GRS BI 735: Advanced Cell Biology
Current understanding of essential topics and important problems in modern cell biology, with emphasis on recent experimental findings, research strategies and approaches, and new techniques for investigating how cells work. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion.
GRS BI 753: Advanced Molecular Biology
Graduate Prerequisites: CAS BI 552; consent of instructor.
In-depth analysis of current topics in molecular biology regarding the flow of information in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells. Focus on primary literature. Includes genomic flexibility, signal transduction to the nucleus, chromatin structure, gene expression, cell cycle checkpoints, health-related topics.
GRS BI 755: Cellular and Systems Neuroscience
Survey course in neurobiology. Topics covered include cell biology of the neuron, development of the nervous system, synaptic plasticity, learning and behavior, and network modeling. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion.
GRS BI 756: Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience
Team taught survey course in neuroscience. Topics to be covered include cortical structures, information processing, synaptic plasticity, learning and memory, and perception. Lectures will draw on reading from current scientific literature.
GRS BI 911: Research in Behavior and Ecology
GRS BI 912: Research in Behavior and Ecology
GRS BI 913: Research in Botany
GRS BI 914: Research in Botany
GRS BI 915: Research in Microbiology
GRS BI 916: Research in Microbiology
GRS BI 925: Research in Cell and Molecular Biology
GRS BI 926: Research in Cell and Molecular Biology
GRS BI 927: Research in Biochemistry
GRS BI 928: Research in Biochemistry
GRS BI 929: Research in Genetics
GRS BI 930: Research in Genetics
GRS BI 931: Research in Systems Physiology
GRS BI 932: Research in Systems Physiology
GRS BI 933: Research in Developmental Biology