Biology Graduate Courses (BIOL)

Biology Graduate Courses (BIOL)

Biology 5010

Advances in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Recent advances in the fields of genetics, molecular biology, and cellular biology, with an emphasis on primary literature and modern techniques.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Sc. program

Biology 5410

Advances in Organismal Biology (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Recent advances in the fields of organismal biology, including physiology and developmental biology, with emphasis on primary literature and modern techniques.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Sc. program

Biology 5500

Graduate Seminar Series: Current Topics in Biological Sciences
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
A scientific literature-based course in which students will critically examine recent developments in a range of biological sciences, including cellular/molecular biology, organismal biology, and evolution/ecology. Seminar-style format including oral presentations, group discussions of assigned readings, and scientific writing.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Sc. program
Note:
This course is required for M.Sc. students in graduate programs in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Biology 5710

Advances in Ecology and Evolution (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Recent advances in the fields of ecology, evolution, and systematics, with an emphasis on primary literature and modern techniques.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Sc. program

Biology 7010

Advances in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Recent advances in the field of Biomolecular Science, including genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and cellular biology, with an emphasis on primary literature and modern techniques.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Ph.D. program

Biology 7410

Advances in Organismal Biology (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Recent advances in the field of Biosystems, including developmental biology, animal physiology, and plant physiology, with emphasis on the primary literature and modern techniques.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Ph.D. program

Biology 7500

Graduate Seminar Series: Current Topics in Biological Sciences
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
A scientific literature-based course in which students will critically examine recent developments in a range of biological sciences, including cellular/molecular biology, organismal biology, and evolution/ecology. Seminar-style format including oral presentations, group discussions of assigned readings, and scientific writing.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Ph.D. program
Note:
This course is required for all students in Ph.D. programs under direct supervision of a member or adjunct member of the Department of Biological Sciences.

Biology 7710

Advances in Ecology and Evolution (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Recent advances in the fields of Ecology and Evolution, including biodiversity, systematics, evolutionary biology, behavioural ecology, molecular evolution, and environmental science, with an emphasis on primary literature and modern techniques.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the Ph.D. program