Repeatable unlimited times.
Advanced topics in ecology; discussion or literature and in depth survey of specific areas. Repeatable three times up to nine credits.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent.
Performance of a laboratory, field or library research project under the direction of a faculty advisor. Preparation of a proposal and written final report required. Limited to zoology majors.
Integrative, in-depth focus on the genetics, cell biology, and molecular basis of cancer. Combination of classroom lectures and problem-based discussions in small groups. Addresses ethical implications of cancer research and treatment. A-F only. MCB or BIOL majors only. Senior standing or higher.
Prerequisite: 407 (or concurrent) and 408 (or concurrent) or consent. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as MCB 472).
Mathematical, observational, experimental results on effects of mutation, selection, and systems of mating on distribution of genes. Analysis of non-experimental populations.
Prerequisite: Consent (Cross-listed as CMB 650)
Biophysical and membrane mechanisms of conduction, synaptic transmission, and other electrical responses of nerve cells. (Alt years: spring).
Selected problems in environmental physiology, electro-physiology, or neurophysiology. Basic concepts and measurements of function at the organismic or cellular level. Repeatable three times.
Lecture-discussion of selected topics. Repeatable three times.
Advanced treatment of selected topics. Repeatable three times.
Graduate level introduction to evolution and ecology emphasizing foundational literature, modern models and inference, and major questions in evolution and ecology. This is the second semester continuation of 780. ZOOL majors only (or approval). (Alt. years: spring)