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These courses are intended to fulfill the seminar requirements for our Ph.D. Biology graduate students; however, we encourage and welcome graduate students from other programs to enroll who have relevant interest in the topics. Please note that the schedules below reflect the currently planned classes, but schedules and offerings could change. Department consent may be required for some of these courses. Please contact Kenlyn Merritt for assistance.

SPRING 2021   
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 604A.JonesLaboratory Practices for
New Investigators
BIOL 620MatthysseBacterial Genetics
BIOL 625Copenhaver, C.Jones,
Seminar in GeneticsMechanism of meiosis, recombination,
DNA repair and the
evolution of sexual
BIOL 635SalmeronCareers in Biotechnology
BIOL 649P.MaddoxSeminar in Cell Biology
BIOL 669HurlbertSeminar in Ecology
BIOL 669K.PfennigSeminar in EcologyExtinction
BIOL 704SlepSeminar in BiophysicsMolecular and Cellular Biophysics
BIOL 680NimchukAdvanced Seminar in Recent Biologcial
Research and Methods
BIOL 858K.LohmannSeminar Comparative Physiology

Course #Instructor(s)Course Title
BIOL 625BautchSeminar in Genetics
BIOL 639ReedSeminar in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology
BIOL 659Pfennig, D.Seminar in Evolutionary Biology
BIOL 659KingsolverSeminar in Evolutionary Biology
BIOL 659VisionSeminar in Evolutionary Biology
BIOL 669UmbanhowarSeminar in Ecology
BIOL 801WillettSeminar in Biology (1st and 2nd year students)

SPRING 2022  
Course #Instructor(s)Course Title
BIOL 620MatthysseBacterial Genetics
BIOL 625Jones, Copenhaver, SekelskySeminar in Genetics, Mechanism of meiosis, recombination,
DNA repair and the evolution of sexual reproduction
BIOL 680ShiauAdvanced Seminar in Recent Biological Research and Methods
BIOL 704SlepSeminar in Biophysics, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics

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