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BIOS 251 Biotechnology in the Natural World (SBIO 251)
Life can be found in some of the strangest and most inhospitable places of Earth. Whether in hot springs, oceanic depths, or dense rainforests, living organisms must be natural specialists to survive. This course explores a selection of strange and ingenious biomolecules that natural organisms have evolved in order to survive. Lectures will cover historical background as well as detailed investiga.... More Description for BIOS 251
BIOS 252 Experimental strategies for understanding plant-environmental responses
This mini-course will explore the specific aspects of the environment that plants sense, the impacts these stimuli have on plant physiology and the state-of-the-art in experimental methods used to study plant-environmental interactions. Each week will include a lecture, group discussion and lab focused on one of three key environments: the soil, canopy and agricultural field. Lectures will provide.... More Description for BIOS 252
BIOS 253 Discovery and Innovation in Emerging Viral Infections
An interdisciplinary mini course focused on challenges posed by emerging viruses and innovative efforts to overcome them. Modules include epidemiology and ecology of emerging viral infections, such as Ebola, dengue, and Zika, discovery of new emerging viruses, development and application of molecular assays for the diagnosis and management of emerging viral infections, bioinformatics and genetic a.... More Description for BIOS 253
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
BIOS 254 DataLucence::Images
Increasingly, research in the biosciences involves data in digital formats and scientists spend a significant fraction of their time building and using software to harvest insight from digital data. A central goal of this course is to expose students to concepts adopted from computer science and data science regarding data management, data curation, and analytical workflows for analyzing digital d.... More Description for BIOS 254
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: Array 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Devlin, M. (GP)
BIOS 255 Promises and Pitfalls: A Critical Evaluation of Neuroscience Techniques
The complexity of modern neuroscience requires researchers to develop an interdisciplinary approach. This course explores multiple technologies for understanding the brain and is less a survey of different techniques than a critical comparison of them. With the goal of incorporating a new technique into their own research projects, students will address potential advantages, disadvantages and limi.... More Description for BIOS 255
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
BIOS 256 Sculptural Data Illustrations
Mini-course. Students will use learn make and print 3D models of their data to use as a focal point when describing their project. We will teach the students how to use Autocad and Blender to process existing data sets and students are encouraged to bring their own data. We strive to make wearable models to enable instant mini-lectures any place and anytime.
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
BIOS 257 HIV: The Virus, the Disease, the Research
Mini-Course. Medical students, graduate students in biological sciences, undergraduate students with strong biological background. Topics: Immunopathogenesis, immune deficits, opportunistic infections including TB, and malignancies; Genomics viral genetic analyses that have traced the origin of HIV-1 and HIV-2 to primates, dated the spread of infection in humans, and characterized theevolution of .... More Description for BIOS 257
BIOS 258 Ethics, Science, and Society
This discussion focused Ethics, Science, and Society interactive mini-course will engage Biosciences graduate students and faculty in learning and conversations on topics in responsible research (including animal subjects, authorship, collaboration, conflicts of interest, data management, human subjects, mentor-mentee relationships, peer review, publication, research misconduct, and social respons.... More Description for BIOS 258
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
BIOS 259 Statistical Genetics of Complex Traits
This mini-course provides an overview of statistical methods for analyzing human genetic variation and for understanding the genetic basis of complex traits. Topics include: principles of population genetics; effects of evolutionary forces on pattern of genomic variation; epidemiologic designs; genotype-phenotype association analyses of complex traits; missing heritability. Weekly interactive comp.... More Description for BIOS 259
BIOS 260 Principles of Quantitative Biological Microscopy and Image Analysis
Lectures and laboratories emphasizing hands-on experience. Microscopy topics include microscope optics, resolution limits, Koehler illumination, fluorescence microscopy, confocal, TIRF, FRET, photobleaching and super-resolution. Image analysis topics include using CellProfiler, ImageJ, and MATLAB scripts to carry out segmentation and analyze subcellular localization, RNA FISH, live cell-cycle dyna.... More Description for BIOS 260
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