Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

BIOG 1044

This course reviews material presented in BIOG 1440 and provides problem-solving strategies and additional practice with material. BIOG 1044 support is recommended for students who want to maximize their ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3065 BIOG 1044   DIS 201

    • R
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ogata, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3066 BIOG 1044   DIS 202

    • F
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ogata, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2117 BIOG 1140   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2146 BIOG 1140   DIS 201

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2147 BIOG 1140   DIS 202

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2148 BIOG 1140   DIS 203

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2149 BIOG 1140   DIS 204

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2150 BIOG 1140   DIS 205

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2151 BIOG 1140   DIS 206

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2153 BIOG 1140   DIS 207

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2154 BIOG 1140   DIS 208

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • Topic: How do we “Save the Bees”?

  • 19090 BIOG 1250   SEM 101

    • T
    • Aug 22 - Oct 7, 2022
    • LeCroy, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    BIOG 1250 descriptions can be found by using the following link. https://cals.cornell.edu/biological-sciences/undergraduate-program/biology-seminar

BIOG 1440

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

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2092 BIOG 1440   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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.

  •  2131 BIOG 1440   DIS 201

    • R Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2132 BIOG 1440   DIS 202

    • R Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2133 BIOG 1440   DIS 203

    • R Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2134 BIOG 1440   DIS 204

    • R Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2135 BIOG 1440   DIS 205

    • R Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2136 BIOG 1440   DIS 206

    • R Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2137 BIOG 1440   DIS 207

    • R Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2138 BIOG 1440   DIS 208

    • R Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2139 BIOG 1440   DIS 209

    • R Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2140 BIOG 1440   DIS 210

    • R Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2141 BIOG 1440   DIS 211

    • R Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2142 BIOG 1440   DIS 212

    • F Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2143 BIOG 1440   DIS 213

    • F Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2144 BIOG 1440   DIS 214

    • F Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2219 BIOG 1440   DIS 215

    • F Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2220 BIOG 1440   DIS 216

    • F Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2276 BIOG 1440   DIS 217

    • F Stimson Hall 102
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2277 BIOG 1440   DIS 218

    • F Stimson Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buchon, N

      Helmann, J

      Selvaraj, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BIOG 1445

The course focuses on the understanding of how different biological organisms (animals, plants, microbes) perform common physiological functions. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2329 BIOG 1445   LEC 001

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Campbell, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll after first lecture. No admittance after first week.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3064 BIOG 1445   LEC 002

    • T
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Campbell, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Alternate section for those with T 10:10-11:00am class conflict. Contact course at biog1445@cornell.edu for consent to enroll. No admittance after first week.

BIOG 1500

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

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

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2091 BIOG 1500   LEC 001

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade. First lecture is Tuesday 8/23/22.

  •  2094 BIOG 1500   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Tuesday 8/23/22.

  •  2095 BIOG 1500   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Tuesday 8/23/22.

  •  2096 BIOG 1500   LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Tuesday 8/23/22.

  •  2097 BIOG 1500   LAB 404

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Tuesday 8/23/22.

  •  2098 BIOG 1500   LAB 405

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Tuesday 8/23/22.

  •  2099 BIOG 1500   LAB 406

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2100 BIOG 1500   LAB 407

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2101 BIOG 1500   LAB 408

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2102 BIOG 1500   LAB 409

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2103 BIOG 1500   LAB 410

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2104 BIOG 1500   LAB 411

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2105 BIOG 1500   LAB 412

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2106 BIOG 1500   LAB 413

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2107 BIOG 1500   LAB 414

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2108 BIOG 1500   LAB 415

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Wednesday 8/24/22.

  •  2109 BIOG 1500   LAB 416

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2110 BIOG 1500   LAB 417

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2111 BIOG 1500   LAB 418

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2112 BIOG 1500   LAB 419

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2113 BIOG 1500   LAB 420

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2114 BIOG 1500   LAB 421

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2115 BIOG 1500   LAB 422

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2324 BIOG 1500   LAB 423

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

  •  2325 BIOG 1500   LAB 424

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First lab is Thursday 8/25/22.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1235 BIOG 2000   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1966 BIOG 2200   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gilbert, C

      McCaffrey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to: members of the biology scholars program.

BIOG 2400

Students will complete readings and view online media on teaching and learning, create and critique lesson plans, and participate in regular discussions with other SGLs. Each week SGLs will reflect on ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3245 BIOG 2400   TA 651

    • F
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McCaffrey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Must be accepted as a Biology Scholars Program (BSP) Study Group Leader

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3246 BIOG 2400   TA 652

    • F TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McCaffrey, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Must be accepted as a Biology Scholars Program (BSP) Study Group Leader

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1636 BIOG 2990   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://biology.cornell.edu/research/research-credit-biog-29904990/

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2770 BIOG 3100   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • August, A

      Ragin, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2561 BIOG 3500   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 15230 BIOG 4970   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14297 BIOG 4980   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 14732 BIOG 4980   IND 602

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Campbell, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14391 BIOG 4990   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://biology.cornell.edu/research/research-credit-biog-29904990/.

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

  •  2911 BIOG 6500   SEM 101

    • M
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Castelli, F

      Sarvary, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person