Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

BIOG 1045

Supplemental support for students who want to enhance their learning skills and maximize their understanding of BIOG 1445 - Introduction to Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, Individualized Instruction. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4581BIOG 1045  LEC 001

BIOG 1140

The course offers an introduction to biology at the cellular and molecular levels of biology that cover the chemical and cellular basis of life, including functional aspects of physiology, development, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3897BIOG 1140  LEC 001

  •  3941BIOG 1140  DIS 201

  •  3942BIOG 1140  DIS 202

  •  3943BIOG 1140  DIS 203

  •  3944BIOG 1140  DIS 204

  •  3945BIOG 1140  DIS 205

  •  3946BIOG 1140  DIS 206

  •  3955BIOG 1140  DIS 207

  •  3956BIOG 1140  DIS 208

BIOG 1250

A first-year seminar designed for students with a strong interest in research. Students will interact with faculty while learning to read and evaluate scientific publications on current biological topics. ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Become a Wikipedian in Bio

  •  4405BIOG 1250  SEM 101

    • FMann Library 160
    • Sep 2 - Oct 21, 2016
    • Pacion, K

      Sarvary, M

      Shea, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Cancer & Genomic Stability

  • 15533BIOG 1250  SEM 103

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Birds Can Tell Us Things and We Should Listen

  • 18092BIOG 1250  SEM 104

    • R
    • Sep 1 - Oct 13, 2016
    • Rohrbaugh, R

  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity, 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850 (shuttle service to/from campus is available at no charge).

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: What Can Genomes Tell Us About Bacterial Pathogens

  • 18093BIOG 1250  SEM 106

BIOG 1440

An introductory physiology course intended for freshman and sophomore biology majors and other students majoring in life sciences. The course integrates physiology from the cell to the organism with comparisons ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3870BIOG 1440  LEC 001

  • Biological Sciences majors must take this course for a letter grade. To obtain a permission code, please go to the section that you wish to be enrolled in and fill out a form requesting to add the course. If we can accommodate your request you will receive an email with a permission code to enroll.

  •  3926BIOG 1440  DIS 201

  •  3927BIOG 1440  DIS 202

  •  3928BIOG 1440  DIS 203

  •  3929BIOG 1440  DIS 204

  •  3930BIOG 1440  DIS 205

  •  3931BIOG 1440  DIS 206

  •  3932BIOG 1440  DIS 207

  •  3933BIOG 1440  DIS 208

  •  3934BIOG 1440  DIS 209

  •  3935BIOG 1440  DIS 210

  •  3936BIOG 1440  DIS 211

  •  3937BIOG 1440  DIS 212

  •  3938BIOG 1440  DIS 213

  •  3939BIOG 1440  DIS 214

  •  4149BIOG 1440  DIS 215

  •  4150BIOG 1440  DIS 216

  •  4337BIOG 1440  DIS 217

  •  4338BIOG 1440  DIS 218

BIOG 1445

Designed primarily for freshman and sophomore biology majors who desire an introduction to concepts of physiology. The course focuses on the understanding of how different biological organisms (animals, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4564BIOG 1445  LEC 001

  • Course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll on Thursday, August 25. No admittance after first week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4565BIOG 1445  LEC 002

  • Alternate section for those with T 9:05-9:55am class conflict. Contact course at biog1445@cornell.edu for consent to enroll. No admittance after first week.

BIOG 1500

Designed for biology majors to provide lab experience with emphasis on processes of scientific investigations and to promote communication, literacy and collaboration in science. Students gain expertise ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3869BIOG 1500  LEC 001

  • Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade. Showing up more than 10 minutes late to the lab portion of this course forfeits your seat in BIOG 1500.

  •  3872BIOG 1500  LAB 401

  • First lab will be 8/23/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3873BIOG 1500  LAB 402

  • First lab will be 8/23/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3874BIOG 1500  LAB 403

  • First lab will be 8/23/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3875BIOG 1500  LAB 404

  • First lab will be 8/23/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3876BIOG 1500  LAB 405

  • First lab will be 8/23/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3877BIOG 1500  LAB 406

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3878BIOG 1500  LAB 407

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3879BIOG 1500  LAB 408

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3880BIOG 1500  LAB 409

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3881BIOG 1500  LAB 410

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3882BIOG 1500  LAB 411

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3883BIOG 1500  LAB 412

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3884BIOG 1500  LAB 413

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3885BIOG 1500  LAB 414

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3886BIOG 1500  LAB 415

  • First lab will be 8/24/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3887BIOG 1500  LAB 416

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3888BIOG 1500  LAB 417

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3889BIOG 1500  LAB 418

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3890BIOG 1500  LAB 419

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3891BIOG 1500  LAB 420

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3892BIOG 1500  LAB 421

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3893BIOG 1500  LAB 422

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4537BIOG 1500  LAB 423

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4538BIOG 1500  LAB 424

  • First lab will be 8/25/16. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

BIOG 2000

Registration device for students who want to take only a portion of a regular biological sciences course-for example, only the lectures or only the laboratory in a course that includes both. Only students ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: BIONB 2210-Intro to Behavior

  •  1498BIOG 2000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Reeve, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4830BIOG 2000  LEC 005

    • TBA
    • Shaw, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Special Study

  •  4906BIOG 2000  LEC 006

    • TBA
    • McCobb, D

BIOG 2200

The first half of the semester will focus on interpreting and evaluating scientific literature. Students will do group presentations on a primary research or review paper. The second half will cover careers ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3521BIOG 2200  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: members of the biology scholars program.

BIOG 2990

Any Cornell faculty member whose research field is biological in nature may serve as a supervisor for this course.  Non-Cornell supervisors are not acceptable. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2307BIOG 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IntroResearch.aspx.

BIOG 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses. This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1459BIOG 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Arts students may not count this course toward graduation but may, upon petition (one time only) to their class dean, carry fewer than 12 other credits and remain in good standing. This would affect Dean's List eligibility but not eligibility for graduating with distinction. Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BIOG 4981

Course offers training and experience for undergraduate study group leaders (SGLs) in the biology core courses. SGLs will meet weekly for training in collaborative, student-centered, active learning methods, ... view course details

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  • 1-2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  5088BIOG 4981  TA 650

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Study group leaders must have taken and demonstrated excellence in the associated biology course. Email Allen MacNeill (adm6@cornell.edu) for enrollment information.

BIOG 4982

Course offers training and experience as undergraduate senior study group leaders (senior SGLs) in the biology core courses. Senior SGLs will meet weekly for training in collaborative, student-centered, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5089BIOG 4982  TA 650

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Senior study group leaders must have served at least one semester as a study group leader for the associated biology course. Email Allen MacNeill (adm6@cornell.edu) for enrollment information.

BIOG 4990

For students with previous undergraduate experience conducting biological research at Cornell. Students enrolled for this credit should be doing independent work on their own project.  Applications available ... view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2308BIOG 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at http://biology.cornell.edu/research/opportunities.