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BIONB 1220

The First-Year Writing Seminar is about introducing concepts in neuroscience and behavior and writing extensively about them. Topics vary by section. view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Wandering Naturalists:Value of Cont Ramblings

  • 17618BIONB 1220  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Evolution of Morality

  • 17619BIONB 1220  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

BIONB 2210

General introduction to the field of animal behavior. Topics include evolution and behavior, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, chemical ecology, communication, orientation and navigation. BioNB2210 ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1421BIONB 2210  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. Enrollment limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc. Four-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week and writing assignments.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1422BIONB 2210  LEC 002

  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. Enrollment limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc. Four-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week and writing assignments.

  •  1423BIONB 2210  DIS 201

  •  1424BIONB 2210  DIS 202

  •  4760BIONB 2210  DIS 203

  •  4761BIONB 2210  DIS 204

  •  4762BIONB 2210  DIS 205

  •  4763BIONB 2210  DIS 206

  •  4764BIONB 2210  DIS 207

  •  4765BIONB 2210  DIS 208

  •  4766BIONB 2210  DIS 209

  •  4767BIONB 2210  DIS 210

  •  4768BIONB 2210  DIS 211

  •  4876BIONB 2210  DIS 212

BIONB 3220

Covers comparative and evolutionary approaches to the study of the relationship between reproductive hormones and sexual behavior in vertebrates, including humans. Also hormonal contributions to other ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3220PSYCH 7220

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4349BIONB 3220  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Any one of the following: Psych 2230, NB2210, NB 2220 or one year of introductory biology plus a course in psychology.

BIONB 3240

This course is designed to provide an introduction to experimental research on the neural basis of behavior and cognition in animals.  Topics will include basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, neural ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3240PSYCH 6240

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4726BIONB 3240  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite: PSYCH 2230 or BIONB 2220, may be taken concurrently with these courses. Course fee: Lab fee $100. Permission of instructor required.

BIONB 3920

Introduction to neuropharmacology, with an emphasis on the neural mechanisms of psychoactive drugs. Topics include a brief introduction to neuropharmacology and a discussion of the major neurotransmitter ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16096BIONB 3920  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Harris-Warrick, R

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or equivalent course in neurobiology by permission of instructor. Recommended prerequisite: knowledge of biochemistry. Dis TBA. Please contact Prof. Harris-Warrick (rmh4) for permission code to add course.

BIONB 4200

Courses on selected topics in neurobiology and behavior; can include lecture and seminar courses. Topics vary by section. view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Genomics and Social Evolution

  •  5009BIONB 4200  LEC 001

  • Previous course in molecular evolution, population genetics or permission of the instructor.

BIONB 4330

A course examining the core disciplines of cognitive science using varied themes from semester to semester. view course details

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  •   Combined with: COGST 4310PSYCH 4320

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Culture, Cognition & the Humanities

  • 17197BIONB 4330  LEC 001

BIONB 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

  •  4616BIONB 4980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Undergraduate Teaching Experience in BIONB 2210 - Introduction to Behavior.

BIONB 7201

A weekly journal club-style discussion. Graduate students may be expected to present a summary of their research or a summary of research in the literature related to their thesis once per year. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1425BIONB 7201  DIS 201

  • Permission of instructor is required for undergraduates.

BIONB 7202

A weekly journal club-style discussion. Graduate students may be expected to present a summary of their research or a summary of research in the literature related to their thesis once per year. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1426BIONB 7202  DIS 201

  • Permission of instructor is required for undergraduates.

BIONB 7210

A graduate-level seminar with presentations from lecturers in BIONB 2210 and BIONB 2220. Discussions of current research in the area of neurobiology or behavior that have been presented in the lecture ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  5096BIONB 7210  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Requirement for: graduate students majoring in neurobiology and behavior. Corequisite: BIONB 2210 and 2220.

BIONB 7640

Group intensive study of current research in plant-insect interactions. Topics vary from semester to semester but include chemical defense, coevolution, insect community structure, population regulation, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOEE 7640ENTOM 7640

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3985BIONB 7640  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Agrawal, A

      Kessler, A

      Poveda, K

      Raguso, R

      Thaler, J

  • Permission of instructor is required for undergraduates. May be repeated for credit.