syllabi

Below are syllabi that have been used for previous courses in Biological Sciences. These syllabi are for your reference only and will not necessarily reflect the structure or material taught in future courses. 

100-level

100 Biology of Cells and Organisms

Muller, Summer 2017
Dubreuil, Spring 2017
Gibbons, Spring 2017
Malchow, Fall 2016
Muller, Fall 2016
Muller, Summer 2016
Gibbons, Spring 2016
Malchow, Spring 2016
Malchow, Fall 2015
Muller, Fall 2015
Muller, Summer 2015
Gibbons, Spring 2015
Malchow, Spring 2015

101 Biology of Populations and Communities

Molumby, Summer 2017
Ale, Spring 2017
Molumby, Spring 2017
Molumby, Fall 2016
Molumby, Summer 2016
Molumby, Spring 2016
Brown, Spring 2016
Molumby, Fall 2015
Molumby, Summer 2015
Whelan, Spring 2015
Molumby, Spring 2015

104 Life Evolving

Muller, Spring 2017
Muller, Fall 2016
Muller, Spring 2016
Muller, Fall 2015
Muller, Spring 2015

106 NATS Chemical and Biological Systems

Muller and Wink, Spring 2016
Muller, Spring 2015

184 Basics of Neuroscience

Park, Fall 2016
Park, Fall 2015

 

200-level

220 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics

Okkema, Summer 2017
Lynch, McCutcheon, Morrison and Stone, Spring 2017
Lynch, McCutcheon, Morrison and Stone, Fall 2016
Okkema, Summer 2016
Lynch, Morrison and Stone, Spring 2016

221 Genetics Laboratory

Chong, Spring 2017
Chong, Fall 2016
Miller, Summer 2016
Miller, Spring 2016
McGinley, Fall 2015
Shiv, Summer 2015
Shiv, Spring 2015

222 Cell Biology

Martin and Wyskiel, Summer 2017
Alfonso, Spring 2017
Saxena and Warpeha, Spring 2017
Alfonso and Saxena, Fall 2016
Kay and Warpeha, Fall 2016
Dubreuil, Summer 2016
Alfonso and Featherstone, Spring 2016
Dubreuil and Warpeha, Spring 2016
Alfonso and Featherstone, Fall 2015
Dubreuil and Kay, Fall 2015
Dubreuil, Summer 2015
Alfonso and Dubreuil, Spring 2015

223 Cell Biology Laboratory

McKinley, Spring 2017
McGinley, Fall 2016
McGinley, Spring 2016
McGinley, Fall 2015
McGinley, Spring 2015

230 Ecology and Evolution

Ashley, Summer 2017
Nelson, Spring 2017
Ashley, Spring 2017
Nelson, Fall 2016
Mason-Gamer and Minor, Fall 2016
Nelson, Summer 2016
Ashley, Spring 2016
Nelson, Spring 2016
Nelson, Fall 2015
Mason-Gamer and Minor, Fall 2015
Ashley, Summer 2015
Nelson, Spring 2015
Ashley, Spring 2015

236 Animal Behavior

Nelson, Spring 2017
Nelson, Spring 2016
Nelson, Spring 2015
Ashley, Spring 2014
Nelson, Spring 2013 

237 Human Skeleton

Obregon, Fall 2016
Williams, Fall 2014

240 Principles of Animal Physiology

Molumby, Summer 2017
Molumby, Spring 2017
Featherstone and Richmond, Spring 2017
Malchow, Fall 2016
Featherstone, Fall 2016
Gonzalez-Meler and Malchow, Summer 2016
Gonzalez-Meler and Richmond, Spring 2016
Malchow and Molumby, Spring 2016
Gonzalez-Meler and MalchowFall 2015
Gonzalez-Meler and Malchow, Summer 2015
Richmond and Warpeha, Spring 2015
Molumby, Spring 2015

272 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology

Nelson, Fall 2016
Nelson, Fall 2015
Nelson, Fall 2014

286 The Biology of the Brain

Chuang, Fall 2016
Chuang and Gong, Fall 2015
Gong, Fall 2014

294 Special Topics in Biological Sciences

not available

300-level

320 Developmental Biology

Okkema and Orenic, Spring 2017
Okkema and Orenic, Spring 2016
Okkema and Orenic, Spring 2015

321 Developmental Biology Laboratory

McCutcheon, Spring 2017
McCutcheon, Spring 2016

322 Advanced Cell Biology

Kay, Spring 2015
Kay, Spring 2013 

323 Molecular Biology Laboratory

McCutcheon, Fall 2016
McCutcheon, Fall 2015

325 Vertebrate Embryology

McGinley, Spring 2017
Schmidt, Spring 2016
McGinley and Schmidt, Spring 2015

331 General Ecology Laboratory

Ale, Summer 2017
Ale, Spring 2017
Ale, Fall 2016
Brown, Summer 2016
Ale, Spring 2016
Ale, Fall 2015
Brown, Summer 2015
Ale, Spring 2015

335 History of Life

Nelson, Spring 2017
Nelson, Spring 2016
Nelson, Spring 2015

336 Animal Behavior Lab

Nelson, Summer 2017
Nelson, Summer 2015

350 General Microbiology

Gibbons, Summer 2017
Gibbons, Spring 2017
Gibbons, Fall 2016
Gibbons, Summer 2016
Gibbons, Spring 2016
Gibbons, Fall 2015
Gibbons, Summer 2015
Gibbons, Spring 2015

351 Microbiology Laboratory

McGinley, Summer 2017
McGinley, Spring 2017
McGinley, Fall 2016
McGinley, Summer 2016
McGinley, Spring 2016
McGinley, Fall 2015
McGinley, Summer 2015
McGinley, Spring 2015

352 Introductory Biochemistry
Jeffery and Polikanov, Spring 2017
Jeffery and Polikanov, Fall 2016
Jeffery, Fall 2015
Jeffery, Fall 2014

360 Introduction to Paleontology

Plotnick, Fall 2016
Plotnick, Spring 2013 

386 Seminar on Neurobiology

Hildebrand, Spring 2016
Church, Spring 2014

398 Research Methods Workshop in Biological Sciences

There is no syllabus for this class;

400-level

430 Evolution

Igic, Fall 2016
Igic, Spring 2016
Igic, Fall 2015
Igic, Fall 2013 

431 Plant and Animal Interactions

Howe, Spring 2017
Howe, Spring 2016
Howe, Spring 2015
Howe, Spring 2014

435 Plant Evolution

Igic, Spring 2014
Igic, Spring 2013 

437 Topics in Tropical Ecology

Howe, Fall 2016
Howe, Fall 2015
Howe, Fall 2014

443 Animal Physiological Systems

Leonard and Park, Spring 2016
Leonard and Park, Spring 2015
Park, Spring 2014

450 Advanced Microbiology
Poretsky, Spring 2017
Poretsky, Spring 2016
Poretsky, Spring 2015

452 Biochemistry I

Miller, Spring 2017
Hatfield, Spring 2017
Hatfield, Fall 2016
Fung, Fall 2016
Hatfield, Spring 2016
Fung, Spring 2016
Hatfield, Spring 2015

454 Biochemistry II

Kay, Spring 2017
Kay, Spring 2016
Jeffery and Jin, Spring 2015
Jeffery and Jin, Spring 2014

458 Biotechnology and Drug Discovery

Fung, Spring 2016
Fung, Spring 2013 

475 Neural Engineering I: Introduction to Hybrid Neural Systems

Hetling, Spring 2016

482 Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology Laboratory

Chang and Chuang, Spring 2017

483 Neuroanatomy

Wirtshafter, Spring 2016
Wirtshafter, Spring 2014

484 Neuroscience I

Leonard and Richmond, Fall 2016
Leonard and Richmond, Fall 2015
Leonard and Richmond, Fall 2014

485 Neuroscience II
Maniscalco, Spring 2017
Wirtshafter, Spring 2016
Wirtshafter, Spring 2014

486 Animal Behavior and Neuroethology

Chang, Leonard and Park, Fall 2016
Chang, Leonard and Park, Fall 2015 

489 Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory

Gong, Martin and Richmond, Fall 2016
Chang and Chuang, Spring 2016
Chang and Chuang, Spring 2015
Alford, Gong and Malchow, Spring 2014

490 Topics in Ecology and Evolution

Wise, Spring 2017
BassiriRad and Howe, Fall 2015
Howe, Spring 2015

500-level

520 Topics in Genetics

Morrison, Spring 2014 

522 Molecular Biology Methods

Morrison and Warpeha, Fall 2015

523 Biology of MicroRNAs and other Small RNAs
Smalheiser, Spring 2016
Smalheiser, Spring 2013 

524 Molecular Biology Principles

Jeffery, Kay, Morrison and Polikanov, Fall 2016
Jeffery and Kay, Fall 2015

525 Principles and Methods in Cell Biology / 528 Current Literature in Cell Biology
Spring 2016  

526 Molecular and Genetic Analysis of Development

Okkema and Orenic, Fall 2016
Okkema and Orenic, Fall 2015
Okkema, Fall 2014

528 Current Literature in Cell Biology
Jin and Stone, Spring 2013

530 Population Ecology

Brown, Fall 2015
Brown, Fall 2013

531 Introduction to Ecology and Evolution I

BassiriRad, Fall 2016
Gonzalez-Meler and Poretsky, Fall 2015
BassiriRad and Gonzalez-Meler, Fall 2014

532 Introduction to Ecology and Evolution II
 Mason-Gamer, Spring 2016
BassiriRad and Mason, Gamer, Spring 2015
BassiriRad and Mason-Gamer, Spring 2013 

533 Analyzing Ecological Data: Philosophies, Approaches and Techniques

Wise, Spring 2016

534 Ecology of Biodiversity

not available 

535 Ecosystems

BassiriRad, Spring 2016
BassiriRad, Spring 2014
BassiriRad, Spring 2012 

559 Special Topics in Biochemistry

Fung, Spring 2013 

582 Methods in Modern Neuroscience

Park, Fall 2016
Park, Fall 2015
Park, Fall 2014

584 Foundations of Neuroscience I
Lazarov, Fall 2016
Alford, Fall 2015
Larson, Fall 2013
Alford, Fall 2012 

585 Foundations of Neuroscience II

Larson, Spring 2013 

586 Cell and Molecular Neurobiology

Alford, Spring 2013 

594 Special Topics in Biological Sciences

Ale, Spring 2016
Minor, Spring 2016
Orenic, Fall 2015
Wise, Spring 2015