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 2020   
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 602PfennigProfessional Development Skills
for Ecologists and
Biologists
BIOL 620MatthysseBacterial Genetics
BIOL 625Copenhaver, C.Jones, SekelskySeminar in GeneticsMechanism of meiosis, recombination,
DNA repair and the
evolution of sexual
reproduction
BIOL 639NimchukSeminar in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology
BIOL 639SalmeronSeminar in Plant Molecular and Cell BiologyCareers in Biotechnology
BIOL 659MatuteSeminar in EvolutionSpeciation
BIOL 704SlepSeminar in BiophysicsMolecular and Cellular Biophysics

FALL
2020
   
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 621Ahmed, Copenhaver,
Sekelsky
Principles of Genetic Analysis I
BIOL 639KieberSeminar in Plant Molecular and Cell
Biology
BIOL 659KingsolverSeminar in Evolutionary Biology
BIOL 659ServedioSeminar in Evolutionary Biology
BIOL 669WaittSeminar in EcologyPlant Conservation Science
and Practice and the
Conservation Garden
BIOL 669MitchellSeminar in Ecology
BIOL 680HedrickAdvanced Seminar in Recent Biological
Research and Methods
Analyzing Biological Data
using Deep Learning
BIOL 680ShiauAdvanced Seminar in Recent Biological
Research and Methods
Modern experimental approach in
zebrafish to study human-relevant
biology and disease
BIOL 801BurmeisterSeminar in Biological Sciences
BIOL 810CobleSeminar in College Science Teaching
BIOL 891WillettGraduate Seminar in BiologyEEOB Paper Discussion;
"Lunch Bunch" seminar participation

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