BIOL 814 (01) - Model Organisms in Biological and Medical Research

Model Organism Research

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Biology
Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 56093
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.
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Cross listed with : BIOL 714W.01
Instructors: Jessica Bolker

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 M 1:10pm - 3:00pm RUDMAN 110