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MI 216 The Human Virosphere (MI 116)
Focus on interaction of humans and viruses from a number of perspectives: historical, cultural, political, and demographic. Organismal, molecular biological, biochemical, human and viral interactions; clinical aspects of viral disease, epidemiology and risk factors, public and international health, aspects of virology including emerging viruses and biological weapons. Case studies involving partic.... More Description for MI 216
MI 218 Computational Analysis of Biological Information: Introduction to Python for Biologists (GENE 218, PATH 218)
Computational tools for processing, interpretation, communication, and archiving of biological information. Emphasis is on sequence and digital microscopy/image analysis. Intended for biological and clinical trainees without substantial programming experience.
Terms: 2017-2018 Summer | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Fire, A. (PI)
MI 221 Gut Microbiota in Health and Disease (BIOE 221G, GENE 208)
Preference to graduate students. Focus is on the human gut microbiota. Students enrolling for 3 units receive instruction on computational approaches to analyze microbiome data and must complete a related project.
Instructors: Fire, A. (PI)
MI 225 Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Explores four families of human viruses (falviviruses, filoviruses, bunyaviruses, arenaviruses) that share certain clinical and pathological features. These families used to illustrate more general features of human virology ranging from molecular virology, viral replication cycles, transmission, clinical presentation, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, public health responses, publ.... More Description for MI 225
Instructors: Fire, A. (PI)
MI 233 The Biology of Small Modulatory RNAs (GENE 233, PATH 233)
Open to graduate and medical students. Explores recent progress and unsolved questions in the field of RNA intereference and microRNA biology. Students are required to read assigned primary literature before each class and actively participate in guided discussions on related technical and conceptual issues during class meetings. Assignments include critiques of assigned papers and developing a no.... More Description for MI 233
Instructors: Fire, A. (PI)
MI 234 Fundamentals of RNA Biology (GENE 234, PATH 234)
For graduate or medical students and (if space allows) to active participants from other segments of the Stanford Community (e.g., TGR students); undergraduates by instructor consent. Fundamental issues of RNA biology, with the goal of setting a foundation for students to explore the expanding world of RNA-based regulation. Each week a topic is covered by a faculty lecture and journal club pres.... More Description for MI 234
Instructors: Fire, A. (PI)
MI 245 Computational Modeling of Microbial Communities (BIOE 115)
Provides biologists with basic computational tools and knowledge to confront large datasets in a quantitative manner. Students learn basic programming skills focused on Matlab, but also are introduced to Perl and Python. Topics include: image analysis, bioinformatics algorithms, reaction diffusion modeling, Monte Carlo algorithms, and population dynamics. Students apply computational skills to a m.... More Description for MI 245
Instructors: Fire, A. (PI)
MI 250 Frontiers in Microbiology and Immunology
Required of first- and second-year students in Microbiology and Immunology. How to evaluate biological research. Held in conjunction with the Microbiology and Immunology Friday noon seminar series. Before the seminar, students and faculty discuss one or more papers from the speaker's primary research literature on a related topic. After the seminar, students meet informally with the speaker to dis.... More Description for MI 250
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Sonnenburg, J. (PI)
MI 285 Topics in Microbiology (MI 185)
For advanced undergraduates and graduate students. 1/3rd of the course consists of lectures by the instructor/colleagues. These cover, at an advanced level, with emphasis on bacteria, topics not covered elsewhere, e.g., phylogeny, molecular regulation, and bioenergetics. The remainder of the course involves interactive discussion of a topic of current interest in microbiology, chosen with student.... More Description for MI 285
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Matin, A. (PI)
MI 299 Directed Reading in Microbiology and Immunology
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Winter 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Summer | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
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