Molecular Biology and Genetics (BIOMG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

Showing 27 results.

Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

BIOMG 1035

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

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18617BIOMG 1035  DIS 201

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Ogata, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18618BIOMG 1035  DIS 202

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Ogata, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 1350

The course introduces molecular mechanisms that underlie the organization, division, and growth of individual cells; how they organize during embryonic development to form functional tissues and organs ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2267BIOMG 1350  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Huffaker, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Biological Sciences majors must take this course for a letter grade. If you were unable to enroll in BIOMG 1350 because the course lecture and sections are full, please to go https://biology.cornell.edu/ and open the link titled "What to do if a course is full". For other questions about the course, contact the instructors at biomg1350@cornell.edu.

  •  2296BIOMG 1350  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2297BIOMG 1350  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2298BIOMG 1350  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2299BIOMG 1350  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2300BIOMG 1350  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2301BIOMG 1350  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2302BIOMG 1350  DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2303BIOMG 1350  DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2304BIOMG 1350  DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2305BIOMG 1350  DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2396BIOMG 1350  DIS 211

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2397BIOMG 1350  DIS 212

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2398BIOMG 1350  DIS 213

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2399BIOMG 1350  DIS 214

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2400BIOMG 1350  DIS 215

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2401BIOMG 1350  DIS 216

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2402BIOMG 1350  DIS 217

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2470BIOMG 1350  DIS 218

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3032BIOMG 1350  DIS 219

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3033BIOMG 1350  DIS 220

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3174BIOMG 1350  DIS 221

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 2800

General introduction to the fundamental principles of genetics in eukaryotes and bacteria. Topics include gene transmission, linkage, recombination, structure, mutations, and manipulation, as well as analysis ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1043BIOMG 2800  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Goldberg, M

      Lee, S

      Richards, E

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous

  • 19774BIOMG 2800  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Goldberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person

  • 19775BIOMG 2800  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Goldberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 2801

General introduction to laboratory experimental genetics.  Topics include gene transmission, linkage, recombination, gene structure, mutations, and manipulation.  view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16650BIOMG 2801  LEC 001

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOMG 2800; BIOG 1500 strongly recommended as pre-requisite. Not open to freshman, fall semester. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. Course has an evening prelim.

  • 16651BIOMG 2801  LEC 002

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOMG 2800; BIOG 1500 strongly recommended as pre-requisite. Not open to freshman, fall semester. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. Course has an evening prelim.

  •  2520BIOMG 2801  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMG 2800; BIOG 1500 strongly recommended as pre-requisite. Not open to freshman, fall semester. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. Course has an evening prelim.Course may not be added after the 1st week of class.

  •  2521BIOMG 2801  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMG 2800; BIOG 1500 strongly recommended as pre-requisite. Not open to freshman, fall semester. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. Course has an evening prelim.Course may not be added after the 1st week of class.

  •  2522BIOMG 2801  LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMG 2800; BIOG 1500 strongly recommended as pre-requisite. Not open to freshman, fall semester. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. Course has an evening prelim.Course may not be added after the 1st week of class.

  •  2523BIOMG 2801  LAB 404

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOMG 2800; BIOG 1500 strongly recommended as pre-requisite. Not open to freshman, fall semester. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. Course has an evening prelim.Course may not be added after the 1st week of class.

  •  3001BIOMG 2801  LAB 405

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3002BIOMG 2801  LAB 406

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3003BIOMG 2801  LAB 407

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  3004BIOMG 2801  LAB 408

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 3300

Thirteen units that cover protein structure and function, enzymes, basic metabolic pathways, DNA, RNA, protein synthesis, and an introduction to recombinant DNA techniques. No formal lectures, auto-tutorial ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1053BIOMG 3300  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course and one year general chemistry and any of the following organic chemistry courses: CHEM 1570, or CHEM 3530, or CHEM 3570, or CHEM 3590, or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Recommended corequisite: BIOMG 3340. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade. No formal lectures, auto-tutorial format. Organization meeting Thursday 8/27, 4:30 PM, BKL 200.

BIOMG 3310

The chemical reactions important to biology, and the enzymes that catalyze these reactions, are discussed in an integrated format. Topics include protein folding, enzyme catalysis, bioenergetics, and key ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1150BIOMG 3310  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Nicholson, L

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course and one year general chemistry, and CHEM 1570, or CHEM 3530, or CHEM 3570, or CHEM 3590, or equivalent, or permission of instructor. The organic chem pre-requisite should be completed before taking BIOMG 3310. An optional discussion section is held on most Fridays from 2:55-3:45pm focusing on issues such as application to medical school or graduate school, and undergraduate research. Evening Prelim. View Prelim Schedule: http://registrar.sas.cornell.edu/Sched/exams.html.

BIOMG 3340

Visualization of complex biomolecules using computer graphics techniques. Group presentations on current topics in molecular biology. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  1054BIOMG 3340  LEC 001

    • WStimson Hall 107
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Blankenship, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3330 , BIOMG 3350 , BIOMG 3310 /BIOMG 3320 (BIOMG 3320 may be taken concurrently), or corequisite: BIOMG 3300.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  1055BIOMG 3340  LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3330 , BIOMG 3350 , BIOMG 3310 /BIOMG 3320 (BIOMG 3320 may be taken concurrently), or corequisite: BIOMG 3300.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  1056BIOMG 3340  LEC 003

    • RStimson Hall 107
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Blankenship, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3330 , BIOMG 3350 , BIOMG 3310 /BIOMG 3320 (BIOMG 3320 may be taken concurrently), or corequisite: BIOMG 3300.

BIOMG 3850

Introduction to the morphogenetic, molecular and cellular, and genetic aspects of the developmental biology of animals. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1044BIOMG 3850  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Simoes-Costa, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 or permission of instructor.

BIOMG 4000

Introduction to principles underlying the organization of genomes and the methods of studying them, emphasizing genome-wide approaches to research. Covers the application of genomics methodologies for ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1167BIOMG 4000  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Schimenti, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses and BIOMG 2800 or BIOMG 3300, or 3330, or 3350, or 3310/3320, or permission of instructor.

BIOMG 4310

Overview of current research in biophysics at Cornell by faculty from different departments across the university. Designed for undergraduates considering a career in biophysics and for graduate students ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1266BIOMG 4310  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 4380

It is hypothesized that RNA may have been the earliest life form on earth. Nowadays RNA plays three vital roles in biology. It serves as an information carrier to guide biological processes; it adopts ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2748BIOMG 4380  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Ke, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or 3330, or 3350, or 3310/3320 or permission of instructor.

BIOMG 4400

Students perform experiments in protein biochemistry  and in molecular biology in an engaging laboratory environment.  The protein biochemistry projects include protein purifications (salt fractionation, ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1192BIOMG 4400  LAB 401

    • MWWing Hall 301
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Jesch, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3330, or BIOMG 3350, or BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 (at least one of BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 completed but one may be taken concurrently). Priority given to undergraduate biology majors in Biochemistry or Molecular and Cell Biology programs of study and to graduate students with a minor in field of biochemistry. Graduate students must enroll by permission only. Limited enrollment. Please email instructor to be placed on wait-list.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1193BIOMG 4400  LAB 402

    • TRWing Hall 301
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Jesch, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3330, or BIOMG 3350, or BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 (at least one of BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 completed but one may be taken concurrently). Priority given to undergraduate biology majors in Biochemistry or Molecular and Cell Biology programs of study and to graduate students with a minor in field of biochemistry. Graduate students must enroll by permission only. Limited enrollment. Please email instructor to be placed on wait-list.

BIOMG 4810

Population genetics is the study of the transmission of genetic variation through time and space. This course explores what the patterns and dynamics of genetic variation in populations can teach us about ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4810

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2654BIOMG 4810  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800, BIOEE 1780, or equivalents.

  • 19715BIOMG 4810  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  2655BIOMG 4810  DIS 201

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  2656BIOMG 4810  DIS 202

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 4870

Applies fundamental concepts of transmission, population, and molecular genetics to the problem of determining the degree to which familial clustering of diseases in humans has a genetic basis. Emphasizes ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1048BIOMG 4870  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Clark, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800.

BIOMG 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

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15402BIOMG 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • 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. S-U or letter grades by permission of the instructor. 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.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15972BIOMG 4980  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16384BIOMG 4980  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Campbell, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16397BIOMG 4980  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Silva, T

BIOMG 4981

BIOMG 4981 offers training and experience for undergraduate teaching assistants in BIOMG 3300 (Introductory Biochemistry: Individualized Instruction). Teaching assistants are required to complete a weekly ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3138BIOMG 4981  TA 401

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Blankenship, J

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Students must complete application process to be considered for enrollment. Contact Instructor for information.

BIOMG 4982

BIOMG 4982 gives students who have successfully served as a BIOMG 3300 Teaching Assistant (as part of BIOMG 4981) a second opportunity at teaching the class and the added privilege of assisting the course ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3137BIOMG 4982  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Blankenship, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: successfully served as a BIOMG 3300 Teaching Assistant or equivalent. Students must complete application process to be considered for enrollment. Contact Instructor for information.

BIOMG 6310

Presentations on the basic principles of protein structure, dynamics, and function. Specific topics include protein stability, dynamics, evolution, molecular recognition, basic enzyme kinetics, ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1057BIOMG 6310  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Kellogg, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3330, or BIOMG 3350, or BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 and organic chemistry. Recommended prerequisite: physical chemistry course.

BIOMG 6330

BIOMG 6330 covers selected aspects of the molecular biology and biochemistry of DNA metabolism. Topics include DNA replication, genetic recombination, DNA repair, DNA transposition, somatic hypermutation, ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1058BIOMG 6330  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alani, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3330, or BIOMG 3350, or BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 2800.

BIOMG 6410

Includes selected experiments on gene expression, biolistic transformation, confocal microscopy, laser capture microdissection, microarray analysis, genetic mapping and mutant analysis, transposon tagging, ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBIO 6410

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2797BIOMG 6410  LAB 401

    • T
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hua, J

    • R
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

BIOMG 7810

This course will combine weekly didactic lectures with student presentations and critical analysis of key literature on topical issues in genetics, genomics, and development. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1050BIOMG 7810  DIS 201

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Feschotte, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to: first year graduate students in the field of Genetics & Development.

BIOMG 7860

Each graduate student presents one seminar per year based on his or her thesis research. The student then meets with the thesis committee members for an evaluation of the presentation. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1051BIOMG 7860  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Grimson, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to: graduate students in Genetics & Development.

BIOMG 7870

Seminars in current research in genetics and developmental biology conducted by distinguished visitors and staff. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1052BIOMG 7870  SEM 101

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Grimson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to: students in Genetics & Development.

BIOMG 8300

Lectures on current research in biochemistry, presented by distinguished visitors and staff members. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1059BIOMG 8300  SEM 101

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Fromme, C

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to: students in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology(BMCB)

BIOMG 8310

The first half of this course comprises an intensive laboratory covering fundamental aspects of modern molecular biology and cell biology. The second half comprises research in the laboratory of a professor ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 13649BIOMG 8310  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Fromme, C

      Kwak, H

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment only open to 1st year BMCB students.

BIOMG 8330

Each student presents one seminar per year on his or her thesis research and then meets with instructors and thesis committee members for evaluation. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1060BIOMG 8330  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Emr, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BIOMG 8369

Introduction to concepts, historical perspectives and outstanding questions in selected topics through weekly lectures, discussions and analysis of research literature. view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13923BIOMG 8369  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Feschotte, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to first semester PhD students in the graduate field of Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology.