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Courses - Spring 2018
BIOL
Biology
BIOL600
(Perm Req)
Ethics in Scientific Research
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must have completed at least one year of graduate study.
Credit only granted for: BIOL600 or ZOOL600.
Formerly: ZOOL600.
Issues of sceintific integrity with emphasis on investigators in the laboratory sciences, including mentoring, scientific record keeping, authorship and peer review, ownership of data, use of animals and humans in research, and conflict of interest.
Also offered as CHEM648E, NACS600, and PSYC788B. Credit granted for CHEM648E, NACS600, PSYC788B or BIOL600.
BIOL608L
Biology Seminar; Readings in Genetics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BIOL608Q
(Perm Req)
Biology Seminar; Readings in Neurophysiology
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
BIOL608T
Biology Seminar; Evolutionary Genetics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BIOL609
Special Problems in Biology
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BIOL708A
Advanced Topics in Biology; Cell Biology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BIOL708M
Advanced Topics in Biology; Mammalian Physiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
BIOL709A
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology; Grant Writing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as NACS728M. Credit granted for BIOL709A or NACS728M. Instruction in grant-writing skill, introduction to resources, discussions on how to make your grant competitive, and insight into the review process. The goal will be to have each participant submit an NRSA.
BIOL709E
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology; Developmental Genetics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BIOL709F
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology; Statistics & Modeling for Biologists
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This course will provide an overview of essential probability and statistics for biology graduate students using R. Topics include: parameter estimation (moment, likelihood, Bayesian), confidence intervals and hypothesis testing, multiple testing, experimental design and power analysis, and resampling-based measures of uncertainty. Practical use of computers will be emphasized, although previous experience with R is not necessary.
BIOL709R
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology; Membranes and Biological Interfaces
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BIOL799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BIOL898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BIOL899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.