Advance Molecular Biology: Epigenetics and Proteostasis. 3 Units. All students will be expected to conduct a literature research exercise leading to a written report, addressing a topic of their choosing, derived from any of the themes discussed in class. Prerequisites for undergraduates: Biology Core, Human Biology Core, or BIO 83 and 86, or consent of instructor. Copyright Complaints The course emphasizes the experimental logic and methods of research in developmental biology and includes discussions of research papers. Note: Research done in a non-Biology lab cannot be counted toward the minor. Taught from the current literature on cell structure, function, and dynamics. It should be written in the style of a standard scientific paper. This course explores the developmental and molecular origins of there animal innovations. Prerequisite: Basic to intermediate GIS (Geographic Information Systems) skills are necessary. BIO 27S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Core course appropriate for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students with prior knowledge of calculus and a college physics course. Seminars will be based on discussion of journal articles. 4 Units. Apply at Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems. We will examine how the virus SARS-CoV-2 attacks the human body, how the immune system responds, how testing works, and how this information can be used to design drugs and vaccines to halt the spread of the virus. Diversity of microbial catabolism, flow of organic matter in nature: the carbon cycle, and biogeochemical cycles. Same as: APPPHYS 232, BIO 232, BIOPHYS 232, GENE 232. In this course, we will become acquainted with environmental and conservation ethics and philosophy, and acquire the toolkit of concepts and ideas that will allow us to tackle the current environmental ethical debates. Critical reading of the research literature in prokaryotic genetics and molecular biology, with particular applications to the study of major human pathogens. Same as: BIO 228, EARTHSYS 128, GEOLSCI 128, GEOLSCI 228. Students are strongly encouraged to speak directly with their adviser and committee if they have specific questions or concerns regarding the format and content of the written proposal and/or procedures for the oral examination. Same as: BIO 258. Because of the exceptional circumstances relating to COVID-19, courses taken during Winter and Spring Quarters 2019-20 and any quarter in academic year 2020-2021 as CR/NC (or S/NC) will count towards the Biology major degree requirements and they will NOT impact the limited number of CR/NC units that are currently in place. Graduate students may apply by the third week of any academic quarter. BIO 202. Thesis advisers are expected to meet with graduate students at least once each year to discuss and help develop the students' Individual Development Plans (IDP). BIO 177. The inference of key molecular evolutionary processes from DNA and protein sequences. We will look back, ahead into the future, and inward, taking a global view and considering diverse cultural perspectives. This deadline gives a panel of judges time to review the documents prior to the symposium. degree, a coterminal program leading to the M.S. No courses taken prior to the first quarter of the sophomore year may be used to meet master’s degree requirements. 3 Units. Mini-Courses Overview. Prerequisite: MATH 51 or MATH 19, 20,21. Case studies of conservation issues will be examined through photographs and multimedia platforms including images, video, and audio. The symposium is typically held at the end of May. 2 Units. 5 Units. BIO 7N. Principles of Cell Cycle Control. Major topics will include: (1) the use of existing genetic variation in humans and other species to identify genes that play an important role in determining traits and disease-susceptibility, (2) the analysis of mutations in model organisms and their use in the investigation of biological processes and questions and (3) using genetic information for diagnosis and the potential for genetic manipulations to treat disease. Recent and classical research papers in ecology, and presentation of work in progress by participants. Courses may be taken for Pass/Fail unless designated otherwise. The trees help maintain a favorable climate, locally and globally. Seminars will be based on discussion of journal articles. COVID-19 will be featured as a major example. Environmental Microbiology I. Filter by Quarter . Human Biology is excited to be offering a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Leading investigators from Stanford and the world present breakthroughs and endeavors that cut across core disciplines. 1-3 Unit. BIO 6N. How does human well-being affect their environment and the reverse? Prerequisites: BIO 84. Students not making satisfactory degree progress are subject to departmental academic review and/or dismissal. in Biology may be required in addition to the general requirements. The schedule varies slightly depending on which 5 Bio Foundations courses the student chooses to take, and if any of them will be taken at Hopkins Marine Station. BIO 239. In eukaryotes, all DNA-templated processes are tightly connected to chromatin structure and function. 1 Unit. degree, see the "Graduate Degrees" section of this bulletin. Same as: BIO 144, HUMBIO 112, Neuroethology is the study of the neural basis of animal behavior. Individual research by arrangement with in-department instructors. Please combine the research statement and CV into a single PDF file, and email it to both the director and associate director. Learn about the assays used to study the ability of mutant p53 to direct expression of several reporter genes. BIO 173: Chemical Biology. BIO 198. Molecular basis of plant symbiosis and pathogenesis. BIO 196C. the ability to communicate content understanding and research outcomes effectively using various media. Courses: Students are required to take the following courses prior to Spring Quarter of the 4th year, except for the required first year courses as noted: A new draft research manuscript (a previously published paper is not acceptable). Held in conjunction with the department's Monday seminar series. Same as: MCP 222. Coterminal master’s degree candidates are expected to complete all master’s degree requirements as described in this bulletin. Explore scientific content of personal interest through creative forms including but not limited to writing, music, fine arts, performing arts, photography, film or new media. For graduate students only. Students learn how to evaluate critically pertinent original literature in order to stay abreast of scientific progress in their areas of interest. In this course we will learn how plants are built at different organizational scales from the cell, tissue, organ and organ system level. Same as: BIO 245. The interaction between disease and drug discovery will be considered in detail. One 60-level course is required for the Biology major and should be taken during freshman or sophomore year. BIO 109A. Topics will range from the foundations of theoretical population genetics to experimental evolution of laboratory microbes. How knowledge of island ecosystems can contribute to ecology and conservation biology on continents. Same as: BIO 200. 4 Units. 4 Units. The conceptual frameworks and principles, however, should be generally applicable, and provide insights for all regions of the world. They regulate decomposition, are primary partners in plant symbiosis and strongly impact agriculture and economics. 3 Units. In addition, this class trains students to become JRBP Docents that therefore join the Jasper Ridge education affiliates community. Ecological Dynamics: Theory and Applications. Prerequisites: BIO 83, and BIO 82 and/or BIO 84. BIO 45. This course explores the science of valuing nature, through two interwoven pathways. 3 Units. Students will utilize a variety of mediums to convey scientific information to a range of audiences in a series of projects completed during the quarter. This course will require close reading and discussion of primary literature and will emphasize and support the development of critical skills in scientific communication. Chemical biology is an integrative discipline that seeks to apply chemical tools and approaches to understand biology. Covers the way marine animals and plants live in extreme environments by examining morphological, ecological, and genetic adaptations to low temperature, high heat, deep water, etc. When, why, and how did the major transitions occur in the history of marine life? Topics in plant biology presented at a weekly seminar. Should be taken concurrently with the first teaching position. May be repeated for credit. Ecological Dynamics: Theory and Applications. The course will involve readings from and discussions about the primary literature. Conservation Biology: A Latin American Perspective. Students will cultivate their scientific curiosity by discovering the natural world with a Foldscope, the `origami paper microscope¿ ( Biology PhD Lab Rotation. BIO 290. Prerequisites: PSYCH 1 or basic biology. Individual research by arrangement with out-of-department instructors. In parklands at a city¿s edge, kids play and adults walk and talk, their exposure to nature promoting physical activity and improved mental health. Limited enrollment. Limited to students admitted to the BOSP South Africa overseas seminar. Examples from natural populations (sheep, roe deer, plants, birds). In the second half of the symposium, each fourth-year student presents to the judges and a general audience a 20-minute report on their Ph.D. research. BIO 226. Ecological and evolutionary perspectives on animal behavior, with an emphasis on social and collective behavior. Specialized fields of study will require specific Bio Foundations courses, with the remaining courses to be selected by the student, to a total of five. Same as: BIO 272. Microbial Physiology. 3 Units. The Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library, located in the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning, supports research and teaching for the Department of Biology and other related disciplines. The focus of the course is on the basic mechanisms underlying the transmission of genetic information and on the use of genetic analysis to study biological and medical questions. BIO 292. 3 Units. IMPORTANT NOTE: Students who require BIO 46 to satisfy the WIM requirement for the Biology major MUST take this course for a letter grade (except in 2020-21). 3 Units. Classic and recent primary literature will be incorporated into lectures with an emphasis on state of the art experimental approaches. Frontiers in Marine Biology. Same as: BIO 182. 3 Units. The interplay between molecular, physiological, ecological, evolutionary, and geochemical processes that constitute, cause, and maintain microbial diversity. Nearby, wetlands remove chemicals from the farm¿s runoff, protecting a source of drinking water. Cell and Developmental Biology of Plants. B… Core course appropriate for advanced undergraduate students and graduate students with prior knowledge of calculus and a college physics course. In this course, students will be studying the biosynthesis of cyclic lipid biomarkers, molecules that are produced by modern microbes that can be preserved in rocks that are over a billion years old and which geologist use as molecular fossils. Honors requirements are explained in detail in the "Honors" tab. The remainder of the 23 units of electives may be any BIO or BIOHOPK course at the 100-level or above, or from the list of approved out-of-department electives. Human Skeletal Anatomy. Introduction to statistical and computational methods for genomics. program consists of Department of Biology and/or Hopkins Marine Station course work, approved out-of-department electives, and foundational breadth courses totaling at least 45 units at or above the 100-level (with the exception of BIO 196 A, B, & C), distributed as follows: Each candidate designs a coherent program of study in consultation with her or his department advisor. 3 Units. BIO 300X. This course provides an overview to the underlying biology of many of these diseases and how they may connect to each other. We will discuss the interconnections between people and nature and key research frontiers, such as in the realms of biodiversity, resilience, human health, poverty alleviation, and sustainable development. Theoretical Ecology. Same as: ANTHRO 175, ANTHRO 275, BIO 174, HUMBIO 180. 3 Units. nnEnrollment limited to 16. Students are expected to demonstrate: For graduate-level students, the department offers resources and experience learning from and working with world-renowned faculty involved in research on ecology, neurobiology, population biology, plant and animal physiology, biochemistry, immunology, cell and developmental biology, genetics, and molecular biology. Same as: BIO 145. Up to 6 units of teaching and research are allowed. Frontiers in Biology. This course will introduce students to the field of chemical biology. nThe course is intended for diverse, advanced students, with interests in research and in moving from science to action for a more just and sustainable world. Structured population models with age and phenotypic variation. Quantitative models for the evolution of socially transmitted traits. Mechanisms of Tissue Regeneration. Focus on tractable model organisms; growth control; irreversible biochemical switches; chromosome duplication; mitosis; DNA damage checkpoints; MAPK pathway-cell cycle interface; oncogenesis. This is achieved through completion of courses, in the primary field as well as related areas, and experience with independent work and specialization. Innate and adaptive immunity; development of the immune system; molecular biology, structure, and function of antibodies and T-cell receptors; cellular basis and regulation of immune responses; infectious diseases and vaccines; allergy, inflammation, and autoimmunity. Enrollment limited; application required. This laboratory is a genuine research experience course where students contribute to original research in a field of organismal biology. Complete and, by the published deadline within the quarter graduation is expected, submit online an honors thesis approved by at least two readers. Ecosystem Services: Frontiers in the Science of Valuing Nature. You can use it as a resource to understand the skills and background knowledge of Human Biology students when designing an upper division course (Note: the core is a prerequisite for upper division courses). nnPreference to seniors and graduate students. 3 Units. Courses . Ecosystem Services: Frontiers in the Science of Valuing Nature. They also learn how to make professional presentations, write manuscripts for publication, and become effective teachers. To understand these concepts we will delve into the mechanisms that underlie them. 3 Units. Prokaryotic Biology - A Quantitative Approach. Registered students attend all pre-seminars; others welcome. Through a series of lectures and case-study discussions, students will develop an in-depth understanding of the ¿Planetary Health¿ concept, its foundation, goals, priority areas of action, methods of investigation, and the most relevant immediate challenges. 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