Teaching

Current Topics in Biology

Students will use primary literature to interpret and analyze current topics of biological interest. This is a capstone course for both the BA Biology and BS Applied Biology programs, which teaches...

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Bioinformatics

A study of the interface between biotechnology and information technology. This section of Bioinformatics focuses on the analysis of nucleic acid sequences in the context of molecular diagnostics, and...

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Principle of Genetics

A comprehensive course in genetics including molecular aspects of gene structure, function, and regulation in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, transmission genetics and genes in populations. Designed for...

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General Biology I

The first semester of a year-long sequence in introductory biology designed for the science major and as a prerequisite for advanced biology courses. The topics include an introduction to scientific...

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Genetics: Human Aspects

This class emphasizes fundamental genetic principles, and how they apply to individuals within our culture, and to society. Topics include transmission of inherited traits, chromosomal abnormalities...

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