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BIOMG 1290

Do you have allergies to milk or wheat? Curious about your family ancestry? Does a relative suffer from a genetic disease, and you wonder if you might also be at risk? How will medicine be impacted by ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3209BIOMG 1290  LEC 001

  • Everybody welcome, but freshman and sophomores particularly encouraged. No Auditors.

  •  3212BIOMG 1290  DIS 203

  •  3213BIOMG 1290  DIS 204

  •  3214BIOMG 1290  DIS 205

  •  3589BIOMG 1290  DIS 206

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  •  4637BIOMG 1290  DIS 209

  •  4638BIOMG 1290  DIS 210

BIOMG 1320

Six professors discuss their research and promising new areas for research in the future. view course details

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  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2998BIOMG 1320  LEC 001

  • Intended for freshmen, sophomores, and transfer students. Class will meet on January 28, February 4 and February 11.

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

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2974BIOMG 1350  LEC 001

  • Biological Science major must take this course for a letter grade To contact instructors, please e-mail: biomg1350@cornell.edu

  •  2975BIOMG 1350  DIS 201

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2976BIOMG 1350  DIS 202

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2977BIOMG 1350  DIS 203

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2978BIOMG 1350  DIS 204

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2979BIOMG 1350  DIS 205

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2980BIOMG 1350  DIS 206

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2981BIOMG 1350  DIS 207

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      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2982BIOMG 1350  DIS 208

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      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2983BIOMG 1350  DIS 209

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  2984BIOMG 1350  DIS 210

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  3081BIOMG 1350  DIS 211

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  3082BIOMG 1350  DIS 212

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  3083BIOMG 1350  DIS 213

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  3085BIOMG 1350  DIS 215

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      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  3187BIOMG 1350  DIS 216

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  3188BIOMG 1350  DIS 217

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  4348BIOMG 1350  DIS 219

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

  •  4349BIOMG 1350  DIS 220

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    • Bretscher, A

      Garcia-Garcia, M

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

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2956BIOMG 2800  LEC 001

BIOMG 2801

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

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3333BIOMG 2801  LAB 401

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    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3335BIOMG 2801  LAB 402

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    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3336BIOMG 2801  LAB 403

    • W
    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3337BIOMG 2801  LAB 404

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    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16513BIOMG 2801  LAB 405

    • R
    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16514BIOMG 2801  LAB 406

    • R
    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16515BIOMG 2801  LAB 407

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    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16516BIOMG 2801  LAB 408

    • F
    • Blake-Hodek, K

  • 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.

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

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2960BIOMG 3300  LEC 001

  • 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. Organization meeting Wednesday, Jan. 24th, 4:30 P.M., BKL 200. Attendance is required.

BIOMG 3320

Comprehensive course in molecular biology that covers the structure and properties of DNA, DNA replication and repair, synthesis and processing of RNA and proteins, the regulation of gene expression, and ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2999BIOMG 3320  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course; prerequisite or corequisite: one course in organic chemistry; or permission of instructor. May not be taken for credit after BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3330 or BIOMG 3350.

BIOMG 3340

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

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  2961BIOMG 3340  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 3330 , BIOMG 3350 , BIOMG 3310 /BIOMG 3320 (BIOMG 3320 may be taken concurrently), or corequisite: BIOMG 3300.

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  2962BIOMG 3340  LEC 002

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 3330 , BIOMG 3350 , BIOMG 3310 /BIOMG 3320 (BIOMG 3320 may be taken concurrently), or corequisite: BIOMG 3300.

BIOMG 3350

Comprehensive introduction to biologically important molecules and polymers. Topics include protein structure and function, enzyme catalysis, metabolic regulatory pathways, DNA and RNA structure, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1004BIOMG 3350  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course; and one year general chemistry, and CHEM 1570, or CHEM 3570-3580; or equivalents, or permission of instructor. CHEM 3580 may be co-registration. May not be taken for credit after BIOMG 3300, BIOMG 3310, BIOMG 3320, BIOMG 3330 or NS 3200. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade.

BIOMG 3800

An extension of BIOMG 2800 in which selected topics will be explored in greater depth. The course will not attempt to cover the breadth of Genetics and Genomics. Through readings, small class discussions, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3595BIOMG 3800  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BIOMG 2800 BIOMG 2801 Recommended: Biochemistry

BIOMG 4320

Survey of a wide array of topics focusing on the general properties of eukaryotic cells. Topics include methods used for studying cells, the structure and function of the major cellular organelles, and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3000BIOMG 4320  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3330 or BIOMG 3350 or BIOMG 3310; previous or co-registration in BIOMG 3320, or equivalent. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 and 2801. Undergraduate students must enroll in this course for letter grade; graduate students may enroll either for letter grade or S-U option.

BIOMG 4330

This course, which is intended to go hand in hand with BIOMG 4320 (Survey In Cell Biology), will give practice in reading, critically interpreting, and presenting original scientific papers in ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  3334BIOMG 4330  DIS 201

  • Concurrent enrollment in BIOMG 4320 (expected),or previous BIOMG 4320 with B grade or higher, or consent of instructor.

BIOMG 4390

This course will examine how changes in the normal expression, structure, and activity of gene products caused by genetic mutations and environmental agents lead to disease in humans and other animals. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4583BIOMG 4390  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3310 and BIOMG 3320, or BIOMG 3350, and BIOMG2800

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2966BIOMG 4400  LAB 401

  • Prerequisites: 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 at saj23@cornell.edu to be placed on wait-list.)

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2967BIOMG 4400  LAB 402

  • Prerequisites: 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 at saj23@cornell.edu to be placed on wait-list.)

BIOMG 4450

This course will cover basic aspects of tissue morphogenesis and homeostasis with emphasis on the biological role of embryonic and adult stem cells in development, and their possible clinical applications. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4341BIOMG 4450  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BIOMG 3850 or BIOMG 4320 or permission of instructor

  •  4356BIOMG 4450  DIS 201

  •  4357BIOMG 4450  DIS 202

BIOMG 4880

This course will focus on the fundamentals of cancer genetics and genomics. Main topics include the genes and pathways that are mutated in various cancer types, mechanisms leading to cancer mutations and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4578BIOMG 4880  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BIOMG 2800 or equivalent

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2970BIOMG 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Note: 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. Independent Study 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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4475BIOMG 4980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jesch, S

BIOMG 6360

Aims to provide an integrated view of eukaryotic cell organization as elucidated using biochemical molecular, genetic, and cell biological approaches. Major topics include the cytoskeleton, membrane traffic, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3001BIOMG 6360  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or 3330, or 3350, or 3310/3320, and 4320, or equivalents.

BIOMG 6390

Lectures on topics of eukaryotic genomics, chromatin structure, regulation of gene expression, RNA processing, micro-RNA regulation, the structure and movement of chromosomes, long range regulatory ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3002BIOMG 6390  LEC 001

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

BIOMG 6870

The explosion of new genetic/genomic methods, including the availability of genome sequences and CRISPR-based genome editing, provides new elegant tools and approaches with which to discover and dissect ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16432BIOMG 6870  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Prior courses in Genetics & Genomics (such as BioMG2800) and in Molecular Biology (such as BioMG3300, 3320, 3330, 3350, or equivalent). Prior course exposure to Developmental Biology and/or Cell Biology is helpful but not required.

BIOMG 7510

Ethical issues in research and the professional responsibilities of scientists are discussed based on readings and occasional lectures. The topics are intended to cover the requirements for ethical training ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3003BIOMG 7510  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students beyond first year. Organizational meeting January, TBA.

BIOMG 7800

Lectures and seminars on specialized topics in genetics, genomics and development. Topics for Fall and Spring to be announced in the course and time roster at the beginning of each semester. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: MBG Fri Sem Dis Class

  •  2957BIOMG 7800  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Roeder, A

  • Organization meeting TBA. Enrollment limited to: graduate students in the Field of Genetics.

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  •   Combined with: BIOMG 7940

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Stem Cell and Cancer

  •  3592BIOMG 7800  LEC 004

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in the Field of Genetics.

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2958BIOMG 7860  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to and required for: second-year and beyond graduate students in genetics and development.

BIOMG 7870

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2959BIOMG 7870  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students in Genetics and Development.

BIOMG 7940

Lectures and seminars on specialized topics. Topics for fall and spring to be announced in the course and time roster published at the beginning of each semester. view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMG 7800

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Stem Cell & Cancer

  •  3651BIOMG 7940  LEC 003

BIOMG 8300

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

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  • 0 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2964BIOMG 8300  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students majoring in field of biochemistry, molecular and cell Biology.

BIOMG 8320

Research in the laboratories of two different professors chosen by the student. Arrangements are made jointly between the director of graduate studies and the research advisor. view course details

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  • 6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3004BIOMG 8320  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to and required for: first-year graduate students in field of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology. No designated room for this class. Lab rotations.

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2965BIOMG 8330  SEM 101

  • Enrollment limited to and required for: second-, third-, and fourth-year graduate students majoring in field of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology.

BIOMG 8340

Focuses on mathematical and statistical tools needed to analyze experimental data in molecular biology and genetics using examples from the literature. Provides a foundation for individual study of the ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3005BIOMG 8340  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: first-year Ph.D. students in the graduate fields of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, or genetics and development. For all other students, permission of instructor is required.

BIOMG 8380

An interactive seminar to develop scientific writing (grant proposals and papers) and speaking (research talks) skills needed to support a career in scientific research. Students will begin the preparation ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3006BIOMG 8380  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Shalloway, D

  • Enrollment limited to: second-year graduate students majoring in The Field of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology and the Field of Biophysics. All other students, permission of instructor is required. The class will meet once per week. Meeting time will be decided by on-line poll in mid-January.

  •  3031BIOMG 8380  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Shalloway, D

  •  3032BIOMG 8380  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Shalloway, D