Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

BIOG 1035

This course reviews material presented in BIOMG 1350 and provides problem-solving strategies and additional practice with material. BioG 1035 support is recommended for students who want to maximize their ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4673BIOG 1035  DIS 201

  • Corequisite: BIOMG 1350.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4674BIOG 1035  DIS 202

  • Corequisite: BIOMG 1350.

BIOG 1140

The course offers an introduction to biology at the cell and molecular levels, including cell function, energetics, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, DNA technology and evolution. The emphasis is ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3425BIOG 1140  LEC 001

  •  3468BIOG 1140  DIS 201

  •  3469BIOG 1140  DIS 202

  •  3470BIOG 1140  DIS 203

  •  3471BIOG 1140  DIS 204

  •  3472BIOG 1140  DIS 205

  •  3473BIOG 1140  DIS 206

  •  3481BIOG 1140  DIS 207

  •  3482BIOG 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: Genesis

  • 18332BIOG 1250  SEM 104

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: The Status of the Embryo: Technology & Perceptions

  • 18333BIOG 1250  SEM 105

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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

  • 18648BIOG 1250  SEM 107

    • R
    • Sep 6 - Oct 25, 2018
    • Robinson, O

  • Shuttle will take you to Lab of Ornithology

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Seven Nights in the Museum of Vertebrates

  • 18156BIOG 1250  SEM 101

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: ChangingWorldThruClimateLdrshp

  • 18226BIOG 1250  SEM 102

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Global Impacts of Microbial Symbiosis

  • 18487BIOG 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3400BIOG 1440  LEC 001

  • Biological Sciences majors must take this course for a letter grade. If enrollment in lecture and sections for BioG 1440 is closed/full, you can attend the first lecture and the discussion section of your choice during the first week of classes in August. There you will have the opportunity to fill out a form requesting to add or change section in the course. Students will be notified if space becomes available. This course will require a permission code to add and switch sections on the first day of class. Do not try to switch your section without a permission code.

  •  3453BIOG 1440  DIS 201

  •  3454BIOG 1440  DIS 202

  •  3455BIOG 1440  DIS 203

  •  3456BIOG 1440  DIS 204

  •  3457BIOG 1440  DIS 205

  •  3458BIOG 1440  DIS 206

  •  3459BIOG 1440  DIS 207

  •  3460BIOG 1440  DIS 208

  •  3461BIOG 1440  DIS 209

  •  3462BIOG 1440  DIS 210

  •  3463BIOG 1440  DIS 211

  •  3464BIOG 1440  DIS 212

  •  3465BIOG 1440  DIS 213

  •  3466BIOG 1440  DIS 214

  •  3644BIOG 1440  DIS 215

  •  3645BIOG 1440  DIS 216

  •  3802BIOG 1440  DIS 217

  •  3803BIOG 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

  •  3950BIOG 1445  LEC 001

  • First lecture is Thursday, August 23rd. This is a one-time-only Thursday lecture. Course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll after first lecture. No admittance after first week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3951BIOG 1445  LEC 002

  • Alternate section for those with T 9:05-9:55am class conflict. First lecture is Thursday, August 23rd. This is a one-time-only Thursday lecture. 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 Graded

  •  3399BIOG 1500  LEC 001

  • Lecture begins 8/28/18. 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.

  •  3402BIOG 1500  LAB 401

  • First lab will be 8/28/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3403BIOG 1500  LAB 402

  • First lab will be 8/28/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3404BIOG 1500  LAB 403

  • First lab will be 8/28/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3405BIOG 1500  LAB 404

  • First lab will be 8/28/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3406BIOG 1500  LAB 405

  • First lab will be 8/28/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3407BIOG 1500  LAB 406

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3408BIOG 1500  LAB 407

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3409BIOG 1500  LAB 408

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3410BIOG 1500  LAB 409

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3411BIOG 1500  LAB 410

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3412BIOG 1500  LAB 411

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3413BIOG 1500  LAB 412

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3414BIOG 1500  LAB 413

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3415BIOG 1500  LAB 414

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3416BIOG 1500  LAB 415

  • First lab will be 8/29/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3417BIOG 1500  LAB 416

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3418BIOG 1500  LAB 417

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3419BIOG 1500  LAB 418

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3420BIOG 1500  LAB 419

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3421BIOG 1500  LAB 420

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3422BIOG 1500  LAB 421

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3423BIOG 1500  LAB 422

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3938BIOG 1500  LAB 423

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3939BIOG 1500  LAB 424

  • First lab will be 8/30/18. 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

  •  1411BIOG 2000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Permission of department required. Students must register in 216 Stimson Hall.

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

  •  3082BIOG 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

  •  2050BIOG 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Cosgrove, B

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

BIOG 3100

This course is for students in the HHMI-Cornell Research Transfer (CURT) program, and will introduce HHMI-CURT Scholars to faculty research, include scholar presentations, and serve as a forum for HHMI-CURT ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17321BIOG 3100  SEM 101

    • WUris Hall 438
    • Oct 15 - Dec 4, 2018
    • August, A

  • This course is for students in the HHMI-Cornell Research Transfer (CURT) program.

BIOG 3500

Do you want to use digital platforms to reach your audience and communicate science beyond conference seminars, posters and journal articles? You need a science communication strategy! Sharing scientific ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4638BIOG 3500  LEC 001

BIOG 4970

This course is designed for a student to study a problem or topic not covered in a regular course or undertake tutorial study of an independent nature in an area of interest in Biology, under the supervision ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17605BIOG 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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.

  • 18757BIOG 4970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Johnson, B

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  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18867BIOG 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Reyna, V

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  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18888BIOG 4970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Winans, S

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  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18970BIOG 4970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gibney, P

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

  •  1376BIOG 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.

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  •  2797BIOG 4980  IND 602

  • TAs work an additional 6 hours per week in Study Center. Application form: http://www.biog1445.org/forms/ta.html.

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

  •  2051BIOG 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.