Plant Biology (PLBIO)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

PLBIO 1130

By most accounts, whether theological or scientific, light is fundamental for life. Throughout the living world, there are vital processes, such as photosynthesis and vision that are associated with light. ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2707PLBIO 1130  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PLBIO 2100

Plants have always played a key role in the history of life on Earth and have served as medicinal agents in all societies since prehistoric times. Medical Ethnobotany is the study of medicinal plants used ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2801PLBIO 2100  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Friso, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 2440

This course provides a comprehensive overview of evolution with an emphasis on plants as excellent exemplars for understanding evolutionary theory and the interpretation of data pertaining to evolution. ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2757PLBIO 2440  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment preference given to Plant Sciences majors. No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PLBIO 3420

Integrated and interdisciplinary study of the processes that contribute to the growth, competition, and reproduction of plants. Topics include, but are not limited to, plant-water relations, membrane properties ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2640PLBIO 3420  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18792PLBIO 3420  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Catala, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 3421

Experiments exemplify concepts covered in PLBIO 3420 and offer experience in a variety of biological and biochemical techniques, from the cellular to whole plant level, with emphasis on experimental ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  2662PLBIO 3421  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  2788PLBIO 3421  LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  2789PLBIO 3421  LAB 403

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18909PLBIO 3421  LAB 404

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PLBIO 3430

Introduction to current studies involving recombinant DNA technology and its application to the improvement of plants. Emphasizes genetic transformation methodology, gene expression systems, and strategies ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBIO 5430

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2641PLBIO 3430  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hua, J

      Nasrallah, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 3431

Companion to PLBIO 3430 with laboratory activities that focus on the practice of plant biotechnology. Students construct transgenes using recombinant DNA methods, transfer genes to plants by a variety ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one discussion and one laboratory. Combined with: PLBIO 5431

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19009PLBIO 3431  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2935PLBIO 3431  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite or recommended corequisite: PLBIO 3430 or permission of instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PLBIO 4000

This course is geared towards graduate students and advanced biology undergraduates seeking a better understanding of computational biology. Lectures will be a combination of presentations, paper discussions ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBIO 6000

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2936PLBIO 4000  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Moghe, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: Biology courses: BIOMG 2800 or PLBRG 2250, BIOMG 3320 or BIOMG 3350, or equivalent. Computational courses: CS 1110 or equivalent. Statistics courses: BTRY 3010, STSCI 2150, or equivalent.

PLBIO 4400

Basic and advanced theory and methods of phylogenetic analysis. Introduces students to cladistic analysis using parsimony and gain experience with computer-aided analysis of taxonomic data, including both ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17991PLBIO 4400  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nixon, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 17992PLBIO 4400  LAB 401

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nixon, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 4841

This course is broken into three sections focusing on plant anatomy, cell biology, and development. In each section, we will discuss our current understanding of the key concepts, talk about some of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  2691PLBIO 4841  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLBIO 4831, BIOMG 2800 or PLBRG 2250, or permission of instructor.
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PLBIO 5430

Introduction to current studies involving recombinant DNA technology and its application to the improvement of plants. Emphasizes genetic transformation methodology, gene expression systems, and strategies ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBIO 3430

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3207PLBIO 5430  LEC 001

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hua, J

      Nasrallah, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 5431

Companion to PLBIO 3430 with laboratory activities that focus on the practice of plant biotechnology. Students construct transgenes using recombinant DNA methods, transfer genes to plants by a variety ... view course details

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one discussion and one laboratory. Combined with: PLBIO 3431

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19010PLBIO 5431  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    No remote access for this course, as the department has deemed it impossible for students to satisfactorily meet learning goals if enrolled remotely.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  3135PLBIO 5431  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

PLBIO 6000

This course is geared towards graduate students and advanced biology undergraduates seeking a better understanding of computational biology. Lectures will be a combination of presentations, paper discussions ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLBIO 4000

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2938PLBIO 6000  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Moghe, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 6470

Discussions led by staff, visitors, and students on topics of current importance to systematic biology. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2693PLBIO 6470  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nixon, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students and advanced undergraduates in systematic biology.

PLBIO 6560

Series of selected topics to provide a background in plant evolution, paleobotanical literature, and evolutionary theory. Among the topics discussed are: the origin of a terrestrial flora, the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17987PLBIO 6560  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Chery, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: PLBIO 4480 or equivalent background in evolution.

PLBIO 7400

Lectures on current research in plant biology, presented by visitors and staff. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  2396PLBIO 7400  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hua, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Requirement for: graduate students doing work in plant biology.

PLBIO 7410

Introduction to the research literature in plant biology through weekly problem sets and discussions. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  2889PLBIO 7410  DIS 201

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pineros, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Graduate standing or permission of instructor required.

PLBIO 7420

Students in this class read and discuss recently published papers in plant molecular biology. A faculty member from the Plant Biology section in the School of Integrated Plant Sciences will assign the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Plant Responses to Drought and Desiccation

  • 19338PLBIO 7420  DIS 201

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Setter, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

PLBIO 7440

After the first year, each student presents one seminar per year on his or her thesis research and then meets with the thesis committee members for evaluation. First-year students only attend the seminar ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2397PLBIO 7440  DIS 201

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Doyle, J

      Pineros, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Enrollment limited to and required for: second-, third-, and fourth-year graduate students in Plant Biology.

PLBIO 7490

Intended for graduate students in Plant Biology who are working with faculty members on an individual basis towards a PhD thesis. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2398PLBIO 7490  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Van Wijk, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2399PLBIO 7490  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Kessler, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2400PLBIO 7490  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Gan, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2401PLBIO 7490  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Moghe, G

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2403PLBIO 7490  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pawlowski, W

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2404PLBIO 7490  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Rose, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2405PLBIO 7490  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Richards, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2407PLBIO 7490  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Doyle, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2410PLBIO 7490  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hanson, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2411PLBIO 7490  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Turgeon, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2412PLBIO 7490  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Scanlon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2413PLBIO 7490  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Li, F

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2415PLBIO 7490  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Jander, G

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2416PLBIO 7490  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hua, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2417PLBIO 7490  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Giovannoni, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2418PLBIO 7490  RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Crepet, W

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2419PLBIO 7490  RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Martin, G

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2420PLBIO 7490  RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Harrison, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2421PLBIO 7490  RSC 726

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nixon, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2422PLBIO 7490  RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Sparks, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2423PLBIO 7490  RSC 728

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2425PLBIO 7490  RSC 731

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Stern, D

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2427PLBIO 7490  RSC 733

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Wayne, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2429PLBIO 7490  RSC 735

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2431PLBIO 7490  RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Raguso, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2432PLBIO 7490  RSC 738

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Roeder, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2810PLBIO 7490  RSC 739

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pineros, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2894PLBIO 7490  RSC 740

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Specht, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3367PLBIO 7490  RSC 741

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Frank, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16476PLBIO 7490  RSC 742

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Fei, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16477PLBIO 7490  RSC 743

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Chery, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research