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Courses - Spring 2020
BIOL
Biology
BIOL600
Ethics in Scientific Research
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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.
Cross-listed with NACS600. Credit granted for BIOL600 or NACS600.
BIOL608Q
(Perm Req)
Biology Seminar; Readings in Neurophysiology
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL608T
Biology Seminar; Evolutionary Genetics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL608V
Biology Seminar; Current Topics in Auditory Cortex Processing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL608W
Biology Seminar; Neural Coding
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL609
Special Problems in Biology
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BIOL615
Developmental Genetics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Prerequisite: Must have completed courses in molecular genetics and developmental or cell biology; or permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: BIOL615 or ZOOL642.
Formerly: ZOOL642.
Differential gene function and its regulation in developing systems. Genes and the analysis of developmental processes.
BIOL705
Statistics & Modeling for Biologists
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Must be in the Biological Sciences Graduate program; or permission of Biology Department.
Credit only granted for: BIOL705 or BIOL709F.
Formerly: BIOL709F.
An overview of essential probability and statistics using R with a focus on biological problems. Topics include: parameter estimation (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.
BIOL708B
Advanced Topics in Biology; Animal Behavior
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL708E
Advanced Topics in Biology; Diseases of the Nervous System
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL708R
Advanced Topics in Biology; Concepts in Plant and Animal Ecology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
BIOL709A
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology; Grant Writing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Cross-listed with 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 th e review process. The goal will be to have each participant submit an NRSA.
BIOL709R
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology; Membranes and Biological Interfaces
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
BIOL799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: 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: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.