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CAS NE 102 - Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
A cellular and molecular approach to nervous system function. Includes molecular and genetic basis of neurons; structure and function of ion channels, synapses, and glia; mechanisms of signal transduction; neuroendocrinology; and sensory systems and transduction. Project labs focused on anatomy and physiology of neurons. This course fulfills a single Hub unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry II, Ethical Reasoning, Writing- Intensive Course, Teamwork/Collaboration.

[ 4 cr.]

Hub Areas
Scientific Inquiry II
Ethical Reasoning
Teamwork/Collaboration
Writing-Intensive Course
11 sections scheduled for Spring 2019
CAS BI 525 - Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases
An in-depth look at molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and their impact and relevance in clinical diagnosis and treatment. Topics include the molecular pathways of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Creuztfeldt-Jacob Disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Also offered as CAS NE 525.

Summer:
Prereq: (CAS NE 102 or CAS BI 203) and (CAS NE 203 or CAS BI 325). An in- depth look at molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and their impact and relevance in clinical diagnosis and treatment. Topics include the molecular pathways of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Creutzfeldt- Jacob Disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Students must attend both lecture and discussion.

[ 4 cr.]

Prereq: CAS NE 102 or CAS BI 203; ; and (CASNE203 OR CASBI325).
1 section scheduled for Fall 2018
1 section scheduled for Spring 2019
CAS CH 373 - Principles of Biochemistry
Introductory biochemistry focusing on structure/function with applications to medicine, nutrition, and biotechnology, including acid/base chemistry, protein structure, enzyme mechanisms, thermodynamics, and kinetics; nucleic acid structure/function, lipids and carbohydrates; bioenergetics of glycolysis and oxidative energy metabolism; lipid and nitrogen metabolism. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion.

Summer:
Prereq: (CAS BI 105 or CAS BI 108 or CAS NE 102 or ENG BE 208) and (CAS CH 204 or CAS CH 214 or CAS CH 212 or CAS CH 174) or equivalent. Introductory biochemistry focusing on structure/function with applications to medicine, nutrition, and biotechnology, including acid/base chemistry, protein structure, enzyme mechanisms, thermodynamics, and kinetics; nucleic acid structure/function, lipids and carbohydrates; bioenergetics of glycolysis and oxidative energy metabolism; lipid and nitrogen metabolism. Students must register for two sections: lecture and a discussion.

[ 4 cr.]

Prereq: CAS BI 105 or CAS BI 108 or CAS NE 102 or ENG BE 208; and CAS CH 204 or CAS CH 214 or CAS CH 212 or CAS CH 174; or equivalent.
12 sections scheduled for Fall 2018
6 sections scheduled for Spring 2019
CAS NE 116 - Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology with Integrated Science Experience 1 Lab
Integration of general chemistry with biology and neuroscience, with an emphasis on how each discipline interacts experimentally. Laboratory focuses on projects relating to enzymes and their function. 3 lecture hours (meets with CAS NE 102 lecture), 3 hours lab.

[ 4 cr.]

Prereq: CAS CH 101; and acceptance into the Integrated Science Experience (ISE).
Coreq: CAS CH 116.
3 sections scheduled for Spring 2019
CAS NE 525 - Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases
An in-depth look at molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and their impact and relevance in clinical diagnosis and treatment. Topics include the molecular pathways of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Creuztfeldt-Jacob Disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Also offered as CAS BI 525.

Summer:
Prereq: (CAS NE 102 or CAS BI 203) and (CAS NE 203 or CAS BI 325). An in- depth look at molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and their impact and relevance in clinical diagnosis and treatment. Topics include the molecular pathways of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Creutzfeldt- Jacob Disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Students must attend both lecture and discussion.

[ 4 cr.]

Prereq: CAS NE 102 or CAS BI 203; ; and (CASNE203 OR CASBI325).
1 section scheduled for Fall 2018
1 section scheduled for Spring 2019
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