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BIOS 266 Mini Proposal Bootcamp
In an intensive 1-day format, students learn the fundamentals for writing competitive fellowships, i.e. NIH NRSA fellowships (F30, F31, F32). Topics include developing specific aims; outlining research and career development plans; and using the review criteria to inform writing. Students develop early drafts of the 1-page specific aims, NIH biosketch, and training plan, and receive feedback from.... More Description for BIOS 266
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
BIOS 267 Proteomics, Protein Interaction Maps, and Systems Biology
This course will teach principles underlying the biochemistry and biophysics of protein-protein interaction, protein purification, proteomics and mass spectrometry and state-of-the-art tools for assembling protein-protein interaction (PPI) networks including Cytoscape. PPI networks provide a broad tool to build maps for modeling and hypothesis generation for biological systems. Adding curated, p.... More Description for BIOS 267
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
BIOS 268 Biology and Applications of CRISPR/Cas9: Genome Editing and Epigenome Modifications (GENE 268)
This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the biology and applications of the revolutionary CRISPR/Cas9 system, with detailed exploration of several areas: / / --Basic biology of the CRISPR/Cas9 system / --High-throughput screening using CRISPR/Cas9 / --Epigenetic modifications and transcriptional regulation using dCas9 / --Therapeutic applications of gene editing with CRISPR / --Dis.... More Description for BIOS 268
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
BIOS 269 Applying Modern Techniques to Old Diseases
This course will introduce two lung diseases, pulmonary hypertension and emphysema, and uses them as a forum to discuss how modern molecular and cellular analysis tools can offer novel insights into the mechanisms through which diseases arise. We will discuss the histological and molecular processes underlying these diseases, and how modern techniques and approaches such as progenitor cell identi.... More Description for BIOS 269
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
BIOS 270 Planetary Health: Socioeconomic & Ecological Links Between Human Health & Earth's Natural Ecosystems
Two of the biggest challenges humanity has to face - promoting human health and halting environmental degradation are are strongly connected and too big to be addressed in an incremental, sector-specific way. Breakthroughs can be achieved through a creative, interdisciplinary approach that fully recognizes the complex nature of links between human health and healthy, functioning ecosystems. Throu.... More Description for BIOS 270
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: De Leo, G. (PI)
BIOS 271 Writing Graduate Research Fellowships
Initial sessions focus on the basics of grantsmanship, review criteria (i.e. intellectual merit and broader impact), and required materials, with particular focus on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Students draft a 2-page research proposal and 3-page personal, relevant background and future goals statement. During small group peer review sessions,.... More Description for BIOS 271
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
BIOS 272 Zebrafish as a Vertebrate Model Organism
By discussing papers from the scientific literature, this class will familiarize students with the advantages of the zebrafish model system for the analysis of vertebrate biology. Topics will include the genetic, cellular, and molecular analysis of embryonic development and nervous system function in zebrafish. Students will learn to critically evaluate papers from the literature and communicate .... More Description for BIOS 272
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Talbot, W. (PI)
BIOS 273 The Cell's Antenna: Cilia in Evolution, Development, and Human Health
Most cells in your body have an antenna. This antenna, called the cilium, has recently emerged as a key player in cancer, development, and cell cycle regulation. This mini-course will introduce students to fundamental concepts, such as the evolution and structure of cilia, signaling function in development and cell cycle processes, and specialized cilia. Through lecture and paper-based discussions.... More Description for BIOS 273
Terms: 2017-2018 Summer | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Stearns, T. (PI)
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