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Biology:   Offered by the Federated Department of Biological Sciences at NJIT and Rutgers-Newark
 
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

Biol 200 - Concepts in Biology (4-0-4)
Prerequisite: Math 107 or 108 or equivalent. This course will introduce student to the study of biology at the beginning of their course of study. Central ideas in the biological sciences will be highlighted, with an emphasis on the process of scientific discovery and investigation. The course will provide the basis for more advanced coursework and learning experiences in the biological sciences as students delve into the curriculum of study. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 205 - Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lecture (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: BIOL 200 with a C or better, co-requisite BIOL 206. This introductory course considers the population level of biological organizations. Topics include Mendelian and population genetics, evolution, and ecology of populations and communities. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 206 - Foundations of Biology: Ecology and Evolution Lab (0-3-1)
Prerequisite: BIOL 200 with a C or better, Co-requisite BIOL 205. The laboratory reinforces the topics covered in Foundations of Ecology and Evolution Lecture (Biol 205) lecture with hands-on activities and exposes students to current methods of research and analysis in these areas. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 222 - Evolution (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:101 and R120:102 and BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 with grade of C or better. This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of evolutionary biology. Topics will include: the development of evolutionary theory, the history of the evolution of life on Earth, the genetic basis of variation and heredity, natural selection, evolution and development, and speciation. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 225 - Insects and Human Society (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:101 and R120:102 (General Biology sequence). This course, through lecture and discussion, will cover the breadth of influence insects have on society, from the provision of ecosystem services to the economic and social costs associated with their role as vectors of disease. Student will learn how insects are used in science, agriculture and indicators of global climate change and water quality. Students will also learn some insect biology and have the opportunity to observe insects (living and dead) to gain a better understanding of the diversity and complexity of these creatures. Effective From: Spring 2010

Biol 250 - Biology of Neotropical Habitats: Ecuador and Galapagos Islands (2-2-3)
This course is an introduction to tropical biology and evolution held in Ecuador's Highlands, Rain Forest, and in the Galapagos islands. The course uses a hands-on approach to study the flora and fauna of these unique habitats. The course also addresses the history, politics, and culture of Ecuador, with emphasis on how these issues influence the management and sustainability of Ecuadorian natural resources. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 310 - Research and Independent Study (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: Departmental approval and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Students gain major-related work experience and reinforcement of their academic program. Work assignments facilitated and approved by the co-op office. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of a report.Note: Normal grading applies to this COOP Experience Effective From: Spring 2013

Biol 315 - Principles of Neurobiology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and R120:202 and BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 with a grade of C or better. This course will review neuroscience concepts at a basic level. It will cover basics of cellular physiology, molecular biology and developmental biology of nerve cells, network physiology, behavior, cognition and memory and learning. This course will prepare students who are interested in a neuroscience sequence for their major. Effective From: Fall 2013

Biol 320 - Discovering Biological Research (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: Hum 102, Biol 201, Biol 202, Biol 205, Biol 206 all with a grade of C or better. Success in the constantly evolving field of biology necessitates staying current in scientific literature. This requires competency in skills such as analysis of primary sources, synthesis of information from multiple sources, and oral and written communication skills. This course focuses on these competencies. Students will develop skills need to read and analyze scientific literature, and to communicate science. Each semester the content theme of the course will change depending on the expertise of the faculty member teaching the course. Effective From: Fall 2013

Biol 337 - Collective Intelligence (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:202, Biol 205 & 206 with a grade of C or better. This course will provide an overview of the fundamental principles underlying the organization of animal and human societies. It will include detailed consideration of behavioral, social, and physical processes that are responsible for the coordination of activities in large animal and human groups and social. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 338 - Ecology of the Dining Hall (3-0-3)
Prerequisites:R120:201 and R120:202 and BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 with a C or better. This course will use the examination of an on-campus ecosystem, the dining hall, as a framework for learning about a number of applied ecological concepts. We will investigate topics such as food webs, nutrient cycling, microbial ecology, and agroecology as they apply to the organisms and biological processes, present in our dining hall. Course work will involve extensive reading and discussion of scientific and popular literature, supplemented by regular class trips to the dining hall and related on-campus facilities. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 340 - Mammalian Physiology (3-3-4)
Prerequisites: R120:201 and R120:202 and BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 with a grade of C or better. This course will review general principles of the function of the human body as a mammal, with emphasis on the function and regulation of neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, digestive, and excretory systems. The goal is to provide students with the basic knowledge to understand how their own bodies operate. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 341 - Introduction to Neurophysiology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite:BIOL 315 with a grade of C or better. This course will examine the physiology of neurons such as excitability, impulse conduction, synaptic communication and neural and synaptic plasticity. The objective is to provide students with a basic understanding of neural signaling and communication. Effective From: Spring 2015

Biol 342 - Developmental Biology (Embryology) (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and BIOL 205/206. Descriptive and experimental approaches to molecular, cellular and organismal changes during embryonic development; mechanisms of cell differentiation, organogenesis, morphogenesis, and pattern formation. Effective From: Spring 2009

Biol 344 - Physiological Mechanisms (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: Biol 340 or R120:340 with a grade of C or better. This course will utilize clinical (pathological) case studies to reinforce physiologic knowledge and provide students a strong basis for future studies in biomedical and health related fields. Effective From: Spring 2013

Biol 346 - Neurobiology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and BIOL 205/206. This course will examine the basic principles that govern neuronal function, emphasizing cellular, developmental, and physiological aspects. The course begins with cellular properties of neurons and synaptic communication and will review the organization, function, development, and disorders of neural systems. Effective From: Fall 2010

Biol 368 - The Ecology and Evolution of Disease (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and R120:202 and BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 and (MATH 111 or MATH 238) with grade of C or better. This course addresses those aspects of ecology and evolutionary biology most relevant to understanding the origin, dynamics and treatment of disease (both infectious and hereditary/genetic). The class will be a mixture of lecture and discussion of case studies. Material covered will include biology, mathematical models, and some aspects of human behavior. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 375 - Conservation Biology (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: R120:201 and R120:202 and BIOL 205 and BIOL 206 with a grade of C or better. This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of conservation biology, as well as philosophical and economic concerns. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 383 - Neural Basis of Behavior (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and BIOL 205/206 with a grade of C or better. This lecture course explores the neural mechanisms underlying animal behavior. This course is intended for upper-level undergraduate students who have some background in biology, hence the prerequisite for Foundation of Biology. This courses would also be of interest to graduate students interested in neuroscience, such as, students in the Quantitative Neuroscience (QNS) program, students in the Integrative Neuroscience (INS) program, and students at the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMB). It is unnecessary for the students to have taken animal behavior or neurobiology; however, these courses would be helpful. Effective From: Spring 2009

Biol 385 - Evolution of Animal Behavior Laboratory (2-2-4)
Prerequisite: BIOL 205, BIOL 206, R120:201 and R120:202 with a grade of C or better. A lab course focusing on research in Animal Behavior. This course will cover foraging, predator avoidance, territoriality, and mate choice. Labs will be inquiry based with students designing experiments to test hypotheses concerning aspects of animal behavior. Effective From: Fall 2012

Biol 400 - Biology in Science Fiction (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:340/BIOL 340 or R120:345 and R120:355 or R120:356 or R120:352 with a grade of C or better. Popular science fiction media will be utilized to initiate thinking critically and creatively about the biological sciences; from the molecular level to whole organism physiology. Students will explore the potential biology of fictitious organisms, and determine real-life analogues. These topics will be used as a vehicle to improve scientific writing and to apply biological knowledge in a new and unique way. Effective From: Fall 2012

Biol 405 - Cell Physiology and Imaging (1-3-4)
NOTE: COURSE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO BIOL 451. Prerequisites: Phys 111, Phys 121 and R120:355. This course will examine celluar phenomena, such as subcellular structure, secretion, intracellular calcium regulation, etc., from a physiological perspective and using imaging techniques as a tool to understand them. Cell biology, and optics and the user of microscopes, will be discussed in detail. Effective From: Spring 2009 Until: Summer 2010

Biol 410 - Work Experience II (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: Biol 310, departmental approval and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Students gain major-related work experience and reinforcement of their academic progam. Work assignments facilitated and approved by the co-op office. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of a report.Note: Normal grading applies to this COOP Experience Effective From: Spring 2013

Biol 440 - Cell Biology of Disease: Cells gone Bad! (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: (BIOL 340 or R120:340)and (R120355 or R120356) with a grade of C or better. This course will briefly review the normal physiology of mammals and humans and will then extensively explore the basis of many human diseases at the cellular level. The goal is to understand how alterations in normal functions of cells affect the function of the whole system by reviewing current research in the field of cell biology abnormalities. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 445 - Endocrinology (3-0-3)
Prerequisites:(BIOL 340 or R120:340)and (R120355 or R120356) with a grade of C or better. This course will discuss endocrinology from both an enatomical and physicologic view. We will discuss synthesis, distribution and regulation of the entire human endocrine system. The goal is to provide students with a basic knowledge of the complex endocrine system. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 447 - Systems Neurobiology (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: BIOL 315 with a grade of C or better. This course will examine, from a systems perspective, phenomena that relate to neuronal network activity and behavior. Neuronal systems will be studied in detail. The overall goal of the course is to provide students with the basic knowledge of the neurobiological basis of behavior. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 448 - Neuropathophysiology: Nervous System Gone Bad! (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: BIOL 315 or BIOL 340 or R120:340 or BIOL 341 or R120:444 or BIOL 447 with a grade of C or better. This course will briefly examine the normal physiology of the nervous system and then would extensively explore the basis of many neuronal diseases. The goal is to understand how any alteration in normal functions of the nervous system affects the function of the whole system by reviewing current research in the field of nervous system abnormalities. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 451 - Cell Physiology and Imaging (1-3-4)
Prerequisites: Phys 111, Phys 121 and R120:455. This course will examine celluar phenomena, such as subcellular structure, secretion, intracellular calcium regulation, etc., from a physiological perspective and using imaging techniques as a tool to understand them. Cell biology, and optics and the user of microscopes, will be discussed in detail. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 463 - Insects and Human Society (3-0-3)
This course, through lecture and discussion, will cover the breadth of influence insects have on society, from the provision of ecosystem services to the economic and social costs associated with their role as vectors of disease. Students will learn how insects are used in science, agriculture and as indicators of global climate change and water quality. Students will also learn some insect biology and have the opportunity to observe insects (living and dead) to gain a better understanding of the diversity and complexity of these creatures. Effective From: Spring 2010 Until: Fall 2011

Biol 475 - Ecological Field Methods and Analysis (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: R120:280 or R120:370 with a C or better and permission of instructor. This field-orientated class will study animal and plant communities using a combination of field, laboratory and theory work. The goal of this course is to understand ecological principles and to introduce students to modern methodology for field work, the techniques and instruments used, as well as the theoretical basis for their application. Students will collect data, analyze them and report the results in written and oral format. Effective From: Spring 2014

Biol 491 - Research and Independent Study (0-3-3)
Prerequisites: Departmental approval required. Research in Biology. Each student works under the supervision of a Biology or associated faculty member. A research paper and poster are required. Effective From: Fall 2012

Biol 492 - Research and Independent Study (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: Departmental approval required. Research in Biology. Each student works under the supervision of a Biology or associated faculty member. Effective From: Spring 2007

Biol 495 - Honors Seminar in Biology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: Biol 320 with a grade of C or better. The honors seminar allows students the opportunity to work closely with an instructor in a specific area of the instructor's expertise. Students will be required to bring together interests and skills developed in previous courses. Students make in-depth oral and written presentations. This course satisfies NJIT's Honors Capstone requirement. Effective From: Fall 2014

R120:101 - General Biology I (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: None. For more details go toRutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:102 - General Biology II (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: None For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:104 - Human Health and Disease (3)
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R120:109 - Basic Plant Science (3)
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R120:110 - Basic Plant Science Laboratory (1)
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R120:203 - Plant Biology (3)
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R120:204 - Economic Botany (3)
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R120:205 - Environmental Issues (3)
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R120:206 - General Horticulture (3)
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R120:207 - Horticulture Laboratory (1)
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R120:208 - Human Sexuality (3)
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R120:211 - Plant Kingdom (4)
Prerequisite: Biol 205 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:227 - Biology of Invertebrates (4)
Prerequisite: Biol 205/206 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:230 - Biology of Seed Plants (4)
Prerequisite: Biol 205 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:235 - Microbiology (3)
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R120:241 - Anatomy and Physiology (4,4)
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R120:280 - Animal Ecology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:101 and R120:102 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:282 - Animal Behavior (3)
Prerequisite: Biol 205/206 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:285 - Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: Biol 205/206 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:301 - Foundations of Biology: Cell and Molecular Biology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:101 and R120:102 and Chem 125 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:311 - Taxonomy of Vascular Plants (4)
Prerequisite: R120:211 or R120:230 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:313 - Mycology (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and R120:202 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:325 - Animal Parasites (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and Biol 205/206 and Hum 102 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:326 - Laboratory Exercises in Parasitology (1)
Corequisite: R120:325. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:328 - Ecology of Birds (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:330 - Plant Physiology (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:335 - General Microbiology (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:340 - Mammalian Physiology (3-3-4)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:342 - Developmental Biology (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:343 - Developmental Bio Lab (1)
Corequisite: R120:342. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:346 - Neurobiology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:350 - Immunology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:352 - Genetics (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:355 - Cell Biology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and Biol 205/206 and Chem 126 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:356 - Molecular Biology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:360 - Elementary Biochemistry (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201, Chem 243, Chem 244, and Chem 244A with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:365 - Human Ecology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and R120:202 an Biol 205/206 and Hum 102 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:370 - Plant Ecology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:371 - Field Studies in Plant Ecology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:370 or R120:280 with a grade of C or better; Juniors and Seniors Only. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:380 - Field Ecology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:370 or R120:280 with a grade of C or better; Juniors and Seniors Only. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:381 - Field Studies in Animal Ecology (2)
Prerequisite: R120:370 or R120:380 with a grade of C or better, HUM 102; Juniors and Seniors Only. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:403 - Biological Ultrastructure (3)
Prerequisite: R120:301 and R120:302 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:404 - Light and Electron Microscopy (4)
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R120:405 - Microanatomy of Cells and Tissues (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201 and R120:202 and Biol 205/206 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:414 - Phycology (4)
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R120:415 - Paleobotany (4)
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R120:422 - Biological Invasions (3)
Prerequisite: R120:370, or R120 280 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:430 - Plant Growth and Development (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 and R120:211 or 230 or 330 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:435 - Microbial Physiology and Metabolism (3)
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R120:445 - Endocrinology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:340 or Biol 340 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:451 - Laboratory in Cellular and Molecular Biology I: Cellular Biophysics (4)
Prerequisite: R120:355 with a grade of C or better; Permission of Instructor. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:452 - Laboratory in Cellular and Molecular Biology II: Molecular Biotechniques (4)
Prerequisite: R120:355 or R120:356 with a grade of C or better; Permission of Instructor. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:455 - Molecular Cell Biology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:355 and R120:356 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:456 - Virology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:335 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog. Effective From: Spring 2009

R120:471 - Ecological Physiology (3)
Prerequisite: R120:370 or R120:280 with a grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:472 - Environmental Assessment (3)
Prerequisite: R120:370 or 371. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:473 - Ecology of Microorganisms (3)
Prerequisite: R120:335. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:481 - Marine Biology (4)
Prerequisite: R120:201/202 and Biol 205/206 with grade of C or better. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:486 - Tropical Field Biology (2)
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor; Juniors and Seniors Only. For more details go to Rutgers Catalog.

R120:491 - Problems in Biology (BA,BA)
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GRADUATE COURSES:

Biol 601 - Computational Biology I (3-0-3)
This course will describe mathematical and simulation techniques used in modeling a variety of biological systems. Students will learn stability analysis, phase space analysis, basic bifurication theory and numerical simulation techniques with examples from neuroscience, cell and molecular biology as well as ecology and evolution. Students enrolling in this course are expected to have basic knowledge of calculus, linear algebra and some programming abilities. Effective From: Fall 2010

Biol 612 - Comparative Animal Physiology (3 credits)
This course will explore how animals, from invertebrates to vertebrates, function from the cellular to the organism level. The study of the structure and function of the various organs provides insight into how animals survive extreme environments and how they respond to changes in their environment. The comparative approach shows that the underlying physiological principles that govern life are common to all animals and yet animals have evolved unique and sometimes startling physiological solutions to problems posed by their particular environments. Effective From: Fall 2009

Biol 622 - Evolution (3 credits)
This course will provide a comprehensive overview of research in the field of evolutionary biology. Topics will include: the development of evolutionary theory, the history of the evolution of life on Earth, the genetic bases of variation and heredity, natural selection, evolution and development, and speciation. The format will be brief lectures to review topics covered in text, followed by class discussions of relevant primary literature. Students will write two papers on the topic of their choice and will be required to lead a minimum of one class discussion. Effective From: Spring 2010

Biol 628 - Cell Biology of Disease: Cells Gone Bad (3-0-3)
This course will briefly review normal physiological function of humans and will then extensively explore the basis of many human diseases at cellular lever. The goal is to understand how alterations in normal cell functions affect human physiology by reviewing current research in the field of cell biology. Effective From: Fall 2011

Biol 630 - Critical Thinking for the Life Sciences (3 credits)
Researchers in the biological sciences must understand and be able to effectively apply the scientific method, and they must also be able to clearly communicate their ideas and results. This course will involve heavy student participation and discuss the scientific method, analyze and discuss data gathering and organizing, and will analyze existing grant proposals with the goal of enabling graduate students to write a clear and convincing grant proposal. Effective From: Fall 2009

Biol 638 - Computational Ecology (3-0-3)
An overview of computational approaches to the study of mathematical models in ecology. Topics include one-, two-, and multi-species models, life history analysis, spatial dynamics, epidemiology. The course is taught as a hands-on computer lab in which students explore models, perform simulations and solve problems. Effective From: Spring 2006

Biol 641 - Systems Neuroscience (3 credits)
This course will examine neurophysical phenomena from a systems perspective. The course will review basic concepts of cellular neuroscience, such as excitability, impulse conduction, and integration of activity at the cellular, before focusing on network level physiology of the nervous system and its role in the generation of behavior. The goal is to provide students with the basic knowledge to understand neurobiological processes at all levels of complexity. Effective From: Spring 2011

Biol 698 - Selected topics in Biology (3-0-3)
Survey of recent research topics in Biology at the Master's level. Effective From: Spring 2008

Biol 699 - Selected Topics in Biology (3-0-3)
Survey of recent research topics in Biology at the Masters level. Effective From: Spring 2008

Biol 788 - Selected Topics in Biology (3-0-3)
Survey of recent research topics in Biology at the doctoral level. Effective From: Spring 2008

Biol 789 - Selected Topics in Biology (3-0-3)
Survey of recent research topics in Biology at the doctoral level. Effective From: Spring 2008

Biol 791 - Biology Seminar (0)
This seminar includes student and faculty presentations on current papers, student presentations related to their research and occasional outside speakers. It will acquaint students with possible topics for dissertation search, and provide an opportunity to present and receive feedback on current work.

Biol 794 - Computational Biology Colloquium (1 credit)
Prerequisite: graduate standing. Students and outside speakers present and discuss current research activities in computational biology and related scientific areas.

R120:501 - Neuroanatomy (3 credits)
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R120:503 - Plant Morphology (3 credits)
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R120:504 - Plant Physiology (3 credits)
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R120:505 - Biostatistics and Computer Methodology (3 credits)
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R120:506 - Quantitative Plant Ecology (3 credits)
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R120:509 - Advanced Problems in Biology (1 to 6 credits by arrangement)
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R120:512 - Mammalian Physiology (3 credits)
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R120:515 - Molecular Biology of Eukaryotes (3 credits)
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R120:516 - Microbial Ecology (3 credits)
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R120:517 - Developmental Neurobiology (3 credits)
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R120:518 - Nucleic Acids (3 credits)
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R120:519 - Microbial Metabolism (3 credits)
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R120:523 - Biogeography (3 credits)
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R120:526 - Cell Biology (3 credits)
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R120:530 - Biophysical Membrane Physiology (4 credits)
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R120:532 - Evolution (3 credits)
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R120:536 - Multivariate Biostatistics (3 credits)
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R120:538 - Topics in Molecular Genetics (3 credits)
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R120:548 - Biology of Cancer (3 credits)
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R120:551 - Biology of Pollution (3 credits)
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R120:552 - Paleobotany (4 credits)
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R120:561 - Quantitative and Analytical Light Microscopy (4 credits)
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R120:563 - Developmental Plant Physiology (3 credits)
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R120:564 - Techniques in Developmental Botany (2 credits)
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R120:565 - Medical Mycology (3 credits)
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R120:566 - Neurophysiology and Behavior (3 credits)
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R120:568 - Neuroendocrinology and Behavior Laboratory (3 credits)
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R120:571 - Biochemistry (4 credits)
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R120:573 - Pharmacology (3 credits)
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R120:584 - Plant Responses to the Environment (3 credits)
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R120:585 - Behavioral Ecology (3 credits)
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R120:586 - Landscape Ecology (3 credits)
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R120:587 - Systems Ecology: Ecosystems in the Landscape (3 credits)
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R120:588 - Topics in Advanced Ecology (3 credits)
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R120:589 - Chemical Bases of Neural Function (3 credits)
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R120:593 - Physiological Ecology (3 credits)
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R120:594 - Systematics (3 credits)
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R120:601 - Human Molecular Genetics (3 credits)
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R120:604 - Microbiology: Principles and Applications (3 credits)
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R120:616 - Topics in Biology (1 to 3 credits by arrangement)
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R120:640 - Topics in Immunology (3 credits)
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R120:697 - Neuroendocrinology (3 credits)
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