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BIOS 210 Axonal Transport and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Introduction to mechanisms underlying axonal transport, significance of proper regulation in maintaining neuronal activities, and its implication in disease pathology. Lab section: visualize axonal transport of various axonal organelles such as mitochondria, synaptic vesicles and dense core vesicles in live cells and tissues.
BIOS 211 Histology for Biosciences
Fundamentals of tissue organization as seen by light microscopy. Includes: epithelium, connective tissue, muscle, bone, cartilage, blood cells, nerve, and quick overview of several major organs. Each session has interactive 30 minutenpresentation followed by 1.5 hours viewing glass histology slides using individual microscopes and a multi-­headed microscope. Slide sessions interspersed with .... More Description for BIOS 211
BIOS 212 Plant Genetics: Large Scale Experiments and Clonal Analysis
Using sectored dahlia flowers student teams perform clonal analysis of petals. Brief lectures introduce key topics and dahlia biology (http://www.stanford.edu/group/dahlia_genetics/). Discussion topics: papers on clonal analysis and specification of floral parts in advanced and primitive Angiosperms, theory and best practices for structuring maize crosses in transposon tagging, allelism with 20 lo.... More Description for BIOS 212
BIOS 213 Scientific Illustration and Animation
Techniques of presenting big picture ideas and detailed experiments as simple cartoons. Mixed lecture/lab course culminates with students producing figures and animations for an introduction/conclusion of a research presentation. Covers basic design principles to help produce figures useful for broad and focused audiences. Includes static illustrations, Flash style, and stop motion animation.
BIOS 214 Molecules & Math
Introduction to molecular systems and their behavior as well as fundamental mathematical and computational tools for modeling molecular systems. Application of tools to critical medical areas: modeling of cardiovascular physiology; simulation of protein interactions; modeling of cellular differentiation; extraction of useful information from anatomic, functional and molecular images. Weekly lect.... More Description for BIOS 214
BIOS 215 Transplantation Immunology and Tolerance
Extensive literature review of experimental strategies to promote tolerance, including limitations involved in translating tolerance-promoting strategies to the clinic and targets of Immunosuppression. State of art approaches and limitations of current approaches. Discussions with prominent scientists and clinicians in field of transplantation. Student presentations on novel concepts and approa.... More Description for BIOS 215
BIOS 216 Structural Biology and Vaccine Design
Structural biology is playing an increasing role in the development and analysis of vaccines and deepening understanding of challenging vaccine targets. Structural studies of target antigens have allowed mapping of neutralizing antibody epitopes and antigenic variation. Studies of antibody:antigen complexes have clarified how rare antibodies can confer broad neutralization to highly variant viruse.... More Description for BIOS 216
BIOS 217 The Ultimate Face Book: Understanding Normal and Abnormal Craniofacial Development
How the face is assembled during embryonic development to gain insights into facial birth defects and new "regenerative medicine" approaches to reconstruct the face following disease or injury. Learn how "a man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants."
BIOS 218 Molecular basis of membrane traffic
Transport of proteins through the secretory and endocytic pathways is essential for life; dysregulation causes disease and pathogens hijack these pathways to their best advantage. 5 international experts present didactic lectures and engage with students. Topics include: history of genetic and biochemical experiments to identify key components; reconstitution approaches; coated vesicle formation.... More Description for BIOS 218
BIOS 219 Human Gene Regulation: Genomic Thinking and Genomic Tools for Experimentalists
Focused look at the promoter/enhancer and related landscape of the human genome. Genomics and epigenomics of human gene regulation - truth, myths and mysteries. Genomic tools for the interpretation of vertebrate gene regulation experiments and predictions, and the insights behind them. Genomic thinking: purity vs. comprehensiveness, genome-wide vs. single locus. Prerequisites: undergraduate Bi.... More Description for BIOS 219
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