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BIOS 220 Adventures in the Human Virosphere
Structure and function of viruses focusing on viruses that infect humans. Explore the interaction of humans and viruses from diverse perspectives: historical, cultural, political, demographic, organismal, molecular biological, biochemical, immunological, taxonomic. Emphasis on general principles of biology and matters of decision-making and policy. Selected case studies illustrate course materi.... More Description for BIOS 220
BIOS 221 Modern Statistics for Modern Biology (STATS 366)
Application based course in nonparametric statistics. Modern toolbox of visualization and statistical methods for the analysis of data, examples drawn from immunology, microbiology, cancer research and ecology. Methods covered include multivariate methods (PCA and extensions), sparse representations (trees, networks, contingency tables) as well as nonparametric testing (Bootstrap, permutation and .... More Description for BIOS 221
Terms: 2017-2018 Summer | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
BIOS 222 Authentic Courage for Constructive Change: Skills and Practice for Leadership
Explores concepts in decision making and constructive conflict as a mechanism for desired change via purposeful actions. Students assess personal conflict comfort zones and use case studies and class activities to develop skills with authenticity, active and intentional decision making, and other related topics.
BIOS 224 Big Topics in Stem Cell Ethics
Mini-course. Focuses on framing the major ethical issues, legal issues, normative ethical guidelines and oversight in stem cell research. Includes discussion of religious and ethical debates around the moral status of the human embryo.
BIOS 225 Diversity and Inclusion in Science
Introduction to the social science literature on factors contributing to gender disparities in the scientific workplace (e.g. implicit bias and stereotype threat). Discussions focus on steps that individuals and institutions can take to promote the advancement of women and other underrepresented groups in science, and thus promote the advancement of science.
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
BIOS 226 Introduction to Force Spectroscopy
Mini-course. Covers the fundamentals of major single-molecule manipulation methods (optical tweezers, magnetic tweezers, and atomic force microscopy), principles of force measurement signal and noise, and applications to studies of folding, binding, measurement signal and noise, and applications to studies of folding, binding, polymer elasticity, and structural transitions in proteins and nucleic .... More Description for BIOS 226
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Devlin, M. (GP)
BIOS 227 Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics: Opening the Black Box
Focus on designing and analyzing effective proteomics experiments using mass spectrometry and critically evaluating published mass spectrometry-based studies and datasets. Introduces students to the instrumentation, experimental strategies, and computational methods used for identifying and quantifying proteins and protein post-translational modifications using mass spectrometry. Topics include co.... More Description for BIOS 227
Instructors: Devlin, M. (GP)
BIOS 228 Understanding Chemistry in Biology and Biological Experiments
Chemical transformations are central to biology and function and chemical methods provide some of the most powerful tools for everyday experimental biology. Focuses on the concepts and principles underlying biological chemical transformations, allowing students to generalize and understand cell metabolism and regulation. Topics include basic principles and procedures to evaluate and utilize in pra.... More Description for BIOS 228
Instructors: Devlin, M. (GP)
BIOS 229 Drug Discovery and Development Project Simulation
Two-day short course. Focus is on the progression of a drug discovery project from target identification through pre-clinical research, early and late clinical development, and registration with the health authorities. Presented by Novartis. Enrollment limited to postdoctoral students and graduate students with research experience.
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 2 | Grading: Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Eberle, S. (PI)
BIOS 230 Biomedical Data Analysis in MATLAB
Focuses on empowering biomedical scientists and engineers with MATLAB tools that are directly useful in their research. Topics include linear- and non-linear-parameter estimation, ordinary- and partial-differential equations, Simulink, GUI design and image processing. Weekly hands-on tutorials accompany lectures and help students code more efficiently and elegantly. Weekly problems sets use MATLAB.... More Description for BIOS 230
Instructors: Eberle, S. (PI)
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