Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3062BIOG 1140  LEC 001

  •  3095BIOG 1140  DIS 201

  •  3096BIOG 1140  DIS 202

  •  3097BIOG 1140  DIS 203

  •  3098BIOG 1140  DIS 204

  •  3099BIOG 1140  DIS 205

  •  3100BIOG 1140  DIS 206

  •  3105BIOG 1140  DIS 207

  •  3106BIOG 1140  DIS 208

BIOG 1250

A first-year seminar that provides an opportunity for students to participate in a small group, interactive course with a biologist. Students will develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Tools to Succeed Based on Bio Education Research

  • 18544BIOG 1250  SEM 108

    • RCorson-Mudd A409
    • Aug 29 - Oct 22, 2019
    • Meaders, C

      Smith, M

  • BIOG 1250 descriptions can be found by using the following link. https://biology.cornell.edu/academics/bio-1250-seminars/

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Under my Skin Digital Morphology using CT data

  • 18816BIOG 1250  SEM 109

    • WCorson-Mudd A409
    • Oct 23 - Dec 10, 2019
    • Bemis, W

      Dillman, C

  • BIOG 1250 descriptions can be found by using the following link. https://biology.cornell.edu/academics/bio-1250-seminars/

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Try Your Hand at Science Journalism

  • 18929BIOG 1250  SEM 110

    • MWarren Hall 113
    • Oct 21 - Dec 2, 2019
    • Axelson, G

      Branegan, J

      Chu, M

      Powell, H

  • BIOG 1250 descriptions can be found by using the following link. https://biology.cornell.edu/academics/bio-1250-seminars/

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3037BIOG 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.

  •  3080BIOG 1440  DIS 201

    • RStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3081BIOG 1440  DIS 202

    • RStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3082BIOG 1440  DIS 203

    • RStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3083BIOG 1440  DIS 204

    • RStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3084BIOG 1440  DIS 205

    • FStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3085BIOG 1440  DIS 206

    • FStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3086BIOG 1440  DIS 207

    • FStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3087BIOG 1440  DIS 208

    • FStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3088BIOG 1440  DIS 209

    • FStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3089BIOG 1440  DIS 210

    • FStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3090BIOG 1440  DIS 211

    • FStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3091BIOG 1440  DIS 212

    • FStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3092BIOG 1440  DIS 213

    • FStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3093BIOG 1440  DIS 214

    • FStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3257BIOG 1440  DIS 215

    • RStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3258BIOG 1440  DIS 216

    • RStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3393BIOG 1440  DIS 217

    • RStimson Hall 102
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

  •  3394BIOG 1440  DIS 218

    • RStimson Hall 104
    • Buchon, N

      Gilbert, C

      Selvaraj, V

      Shapleigh, J

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3519BIOG 1445  LEC 001

  • First lecture is Thursday, August 29th. 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3520BIOG 1445  LEC 002

  • Alternate section for those with T 9:05-9:55am class conflict. First lecture is Thursday, August 29th. 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3036BIOG 1500  LEC 001

  • First lecture is 9/3/19. Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade.

  •  3039BIOG 1500  LAB 401

  • First lab is 9/3/19.

  •  3040BIOG 1500  LAB 402

  • First lab is 9/3/19.

  •  3041BIOG 1500  LAB 403

  • First lab is 9/3/19.

  •  3042BIOG 1500  LAB 404

  • First lab is 9/3/19.

  •  3043BIOG 1500  LAB 405

  • First lab is 9/3/19.

  •  3044BIOG 1500  LAB 406

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3045BIOG 1500  LAB 407

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3046BIOG 1500  LAB 408

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3047BIOG 1500  LAB 409

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3048BIOG 1500  LAB 410

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3049BIOG 1500  LAB 411

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3050BIOG 1500  LAB 412

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3051BIOG 1500  LAB 413

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3052BIOG 1500  LAB 414

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3053BIOG 1500  LAB 415

  • First lab is 9/4/19.

  •  3054BIOG 1500  LAB 416

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3055BIOG 1500  LAB 417

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3056BIOG 1500  LAB 418

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3057BIOG 1500  LAB 419

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3058BIOG 1500  LAB 420

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3059BIOG 1500  LAB 421

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3060BIOG 1500  LAB 422

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3507BIOG 1500  LAB 423

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

  •  3508BIOG 1500  LAB 424

  • First lab is 9/5/19.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1356BIOG 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2798BIOG 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 15020BIOG 3100  SEM 101

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4044BIOG 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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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4337BIOG 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.

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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 19140BIOG 4970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Bass, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 19263BIOG 4970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Hollopeter, G

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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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1327BIOG 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
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  •  2600BIOG 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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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

BIOG 6500

This course is designed for the graduate student instructors who are interested in teaching in the biological sciences. This course provides transferable pedagogical skills, focusing on discipline-based ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 18934BIOG 6500  SEM 101