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Course Listing for BIOLOGY - Spring 2021 (ALL: 02/08/2021 - 05/17/2021)
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1387 BIOL-183-01 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LEC Guardiola-Diaz, Hebe MWF: 11:20AM-12:25PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-90
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1388 BIOL-183-02 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LEC Guardiola-Diaz, Hebe MWF: 12:40PM-1:45PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-91
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2011 BIOL-183-03 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LEC Fleming, Robert MWF: 8:55AM-9:45AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-92
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1255 BIOL-183-20 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael T: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-80
  NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 183-01, 183-02 or 183-03 required.
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1256 BIOL-183-21 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael W: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-81
  NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 183-01, 183-02 or 183-03 required.
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1257 BIOL-183-22 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB Fournier, Claire W: 6:15PM-9:30PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-82
  NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 183-01, 183-02 or 183-03 required.
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1258 BIOL-183-23 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB Fournier, Claire R: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-83
  NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in BIOL 183-01, 183-02 or 183-03 required.
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1923 BIOL-183-24 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael T: 9:20AM-12:30PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-84
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
1976 BIOL-183-25 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael R: 9:20AM-12:30PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-85
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2614 BIOL-183-80 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael T: 2:00PM-5:15PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 3 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-20
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2615 BIOL-183-81 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael W: 2:00PM-5:15PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 3 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-21
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2616 BIOL-183-82 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB Fournier, Claire W: 6:15PM-9:30PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 3 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-22
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2617 BIOL-183-83 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB Fournier, Claire R: 2:00PM-5:15PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 3 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-23
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2618 BIOL-183-84 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael T: 9:20AM-12:30PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 3 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-24
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2619 BIOL-183-85 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LAB O'Donnell, Michael R: 9:20AM-12:30PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 3 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-25
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2611 BIOL-183-90 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LEC Guardiola-Diaz, Hebe MWF: 11:20AM-12:25PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-01
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2612 BIOL-183-91 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LEC Guardiola-Diaz, Hebe MWF: 12:40PM-1:45PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-02
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2613 BIOL-183-92 Cellular Basis of Life 1.25 LEC Fleming, Robert MWF: 8:55AM-9:45AM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 13 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-183-03
  In this introductory level course, we will examine cells as the fundamental unit of life, discussing features common to all cells, and exploring specializations that confer unique properties to different cell types. The laboratory will provide the opportunity to explore biological concepts through observation, experimental design, and analysis.
2367 BIOL-222-01 Invertebrate Zoology 1.25 LEC Toscano, Benjamin MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182L or permission of instructor.
  An introductory study of the variety, morphology, functional attributes, development, ecology, and evolution of the major groups of invertebrate animals. The laboratory includes demonstrations, dissections, and experimental observation that relate adaptations in structural patterns and physiological processes of organisms to their marine, freshwater, or terrestrial environments.
2368 BIOL-222-20 Invertebrate Zoology 1.25 LAB Toscano, Benjamin W: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182L or permission of instructor.
  An introductory study of the variety, morphology, functional attributes, development, ecology, and evolution of the major groups of invertebrate animals. The laboratory includes demonstrations, dissections, and experimental observation that relate adaptations in structural patterns and physiological processes of organisms to their marine, freshwater, or terrestrial environments.
2369 BIOL-224-01 Genetics 1.00 LEC Fleming, Robert MWF: 11:20AM-12:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 23 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-224-90
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 183L or permission of instructor.
  A study of the basic principles of genetics including the transmission and organization of the genetic material in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, the molecular biology of nucleic acids and information transfer, mutation and mutagenesis, and gene regulation. Laboratory will include techniques of genetic analysis in plants, fungi, and Drosophila. Selected experiments in cytogenetics, molecular genetics, and the genetics of bacteria and bacteria phage. This course may be taken without laboratory by registering for only Biology 224-01.
2622 BIOL-224-01 Genetics Laboratory 0.25 LAB Fleming, Robert R: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 24 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC
  Prerequisite: C- or better in BIOL 224-01, or concurrent enrollment.
  A study of the basic principles of genetics including the transmission and organization of the genetic material in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, the molecular biology of nucleic acids and information transfer, mutation and mutagenesis, and gene regulation. Laboratory will include techniques of genetic analysis in plants, fungi, and Drosophila. Selected experiments in cytogenetics, molecular genetics, and the genetics of bacteria and bacteria phage.
2621 BIOL-224-90 Genetics 1.00 LEC Fleming, Robert MWF: 11:20AM-12:10PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 22 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 13 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-224-01
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 183L or permission of instructor.
  A study of the basic principles of genetics including the transmission and organization of the genetic material in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, the molecular biology of nucleic acids and information transfer, mutation and mutagenesis, and gene regulation. Laboratory will include techniques of genetic analysis in plants, fungi, and Drosophila. Selected experiments in cytogenetics, molecular genetics, and the genetics of bacteria and bacteria phage. This course may be taken without laboratory by registering for only Biology 224-01.
2371 BIOL-227-01 Cell Biology 1.25 LEC Foster, Lisa-Anne TR: 11:15AM-12:30PM TBA Y NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 9 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182L, Biology 183L, and Chemistry 111L or Permission of Instructor.
  NOTE: Seats reserved for biology majors needing a group II course.
  A study of cell structure and function, emphasizing molecular components, metabolism, organelles, motility, and growth and division. The molecular biology of cells and the regulation of cellular processes are emphasized. Laboratory exercises will include light microscopy, molecular cellular experiments, and other experiments in cell biology.
2372 BIOL-227-20 Cell Biology 1.25 LAB Foster, Lisa-Anne T: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 9 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182L, Biology 183L, and Chemistry 111L or Permission of Instructor.
  A study of cell structure and function, emphasizing molecular components, metabolism, organelles, motility, and growth and division. The molecular biology of cells and the regulation of cellular processes are emphasized. Laboratory exercises will include light microscopy, molecular cellular experiments, and other experiments in cell biology.
2693 BIOL-315-80 Vertebrate Zoology 1.25 LAB Blackburn, Daniel W: 2:00PM-4:40PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 18 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 13 weeks
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182L, Biology 183L, and Chemistry 111L or Permission of Instructor.
  A broad-based survey of the biological diversity and evolution of the vertebrates. Special emphasis will be placed on functional morphology, physiology, paleontology, and ecology, as related to evolutionary history. The laboratory will introduce the student to the fundamentals of vertebrate anatomy through the dissection of such animals as the dogfish shark, the cat, and the lamprey. Other lab exercises will deal with functional analysis and reconstruction of phylogenetic relationships.
2692 BIOL-315-90 Vertebrate Zoology 1.25 LEC Blackburn, Daniel TR: 11:15AM-12:30PM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 18 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 13 weeks
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182L, Biology 183L, and Chemistry 111L or Permission of Instructor.
  A broad-based survey of the biological diversity and evolution of the vertebrates. Special emphasis will be placed on functional morphology, physiology, paleontology, and ecology, as related to evolutionary history. The laboratory will introduce the student to the fundamentals of vertebrate anatomy through the dissection of such animals as the dogfish shark, the cat, and the lamprey. Other lab exercises will deal with functional analysis and reconstruction of phylogenetic relationships.
2698 BIOL-317-01 Biochemistry 1.00 LEC Guardiola-Diaz, Hebe TR: 9:20AM-11:00AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-317-90
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Chemistry 212L, Biology 182L and Biology 183L.
  A study of the molecular reactions that sustain life. Topics include biomolecule structure and function, enzyme kinetics, bioenergetics, and integration and regulation of metabolic pathways. Students majoring in biochemistry or using the course to satisfy the Group II requirement for the biology major must also enroll in the lab.
2733 BIOL-317-90 Biochemistry 1.00 LEC Guardiola-Diaz, Hebe TR: 9:20AM-11:00AM N/A NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: Remote Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC Cross-listing: BIOL-317-01
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Chemistry 212L, Biology 182L and Biology 183L.
  A study of the molecular reactions that sustain life. Topics include biomolecule structure and function, enzyme kinetics, bioenergetics, and integration and regulation of metabolic pathways. Students majoring in biochemistry or using the course to satisfy the Group II requirement for the biology major must also enroll in the lab.
1218 BIOL-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND Staff, Trinity TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Independent research supervised by a faculty member in an area of the student’s special interests. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor are required for enrollment.
1011 BIOL-404-01 Research Seminar 0.50 SEM Dunlap, Kent F: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 19 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  This course is open only to senior Biology majors
  Students engaged in laboratory research, as well as honor candidates conducting library research, will meet with the biology faculty for oral presentations and critical discussions of journal papers, research plans, and research progress. Concurrent enrollment in either Biology 419 or 425 is required.
1497 BIOL-419-01 Research in Biology - Lib 0.50 IND TBA TBA TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Students will conduct library research projects under the direction of an individual faculty member. Students electing this type of independent study should plan on a full semester culminating with the completion of a final formal paper. Seniors and those using library research to satisfy the Group IV requirement must simultaneously enroll in the Research Seminar (Biology 403). Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor are required for enrollment.
1140 BIOL-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Students who have been invited to serve as teaching assistants will register for this course. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar's Office, and the approval of the instructor are required for enrollment. See paragraph on teaching assistants in the description of the major. Not creditable to the major.
2376 BIOL-473-01 Sensory Biology 1.00 - 1.25 LEC Dunlap, Kent TR: 9:20AM-11:00AM TBA Y WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 12 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with NESC
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182, and Biology 183L, and Biology 319L or Neuroscience 201, or permission of instructor.
  This integrative course examines the cell biology, development, physiology and ecology of the senses (vision, audition, olfaction, taste and touch). We will discuss the complex ways humans gather, filter and process sensory information; and how animals sense the world quite differently.
1141 BIOL-497-01 Honors Thesis 0.50 IND TBA TBA TBA Y WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Biology 419 or Biology 425 and Biology 404.
  An extended paper on the subject of the student’s two-semester research project with a professor in biology, to be read by three or more members of the department. This course is open only to those biology majors who wish to qualify for honors (see paragraph on Honors in Biology in the description of the major). Simultaneous enrollment in Biology 419 or 425 and 404, submission of the special registration form available in the Registrar’s Office, and approval of the instructor and chair are required for enrollment.
1133 NESC-201-01 Principles of Neuroscience 1.00 LEC Raskin, Sarah
Martinez, Luis
Puljung, Michael
Seraphin, Sally
TR: 11:15AM-12:30PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 29 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 13 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with BIOL
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 182 and 183 and Psychology 261 or Permission of Instructor.
  NOTE: Psychology 261 is recommended for students who intend to major in neuroscience.
  NOTE: Prof. Raskin is the course coorddinator. Please contact her with any questions regarding the course.
  A team-taught introductory course in neuroscience that will examine the neuron and its biological interactions in animal nervous systems. Topics will include the anatomy, development, chemistry, and physiology of nervous systems.
1134 NESC-201-20 Principles of Neuroscience-Lab 0.25 LAB Swart, Chris R: 2:00PM-5:15PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 8 Waitlist available: Y Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with BIOL
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 183L or permission of instructor.
  NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in NESC 201-01 required.
  A team-taught introductory course in neuroscience that will examine the neuron and its biological interactions in animal nervous systems. Topics will include the anatomy, development, chemistry, and physiology of nervous systems.
2088 NESC-201-21 Principles of Neuroscience-Lab 0.25 LAB Swart, Chris R: 6:15PM-9:30PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 8 Waitlist available: N Mode of Instruction: In Person Course Length: 10 weeks
  Also cross-referenced with BIOL
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Biology 183L or permission of instructor.
  A team-taught introductory course in neuroscience that will examine the neuron and its biological interactions in animal nervous systems. Topics will include the anatomy, development, chemistry, and physiology of nervous systems.