BIOL 814 (1SY) - Model Organisms in Biological and Medical Research

Model Organism Research

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Biology
Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 55872
Animals, plants, and microbes serve as powerful tools for both basic and biomedical research. This course integrates historical, philosophical, sociological, and biological perspectives to examine how models are chosen and used. and how to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses. Students will study particular model species in depth, and address general epistemological questions about the choice and use of model organisms. This course is designed for graduate students and advanced undergraduates interested in research.
Section Comments: Graduate standing or permission for accelerated MS applicants.
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Instructors: Jessica Bolker

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 M 1:10pm - 3:00pm ONLINE