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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 2024
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 625Jones, C.; Copenhaver, G.; Sekelskey, J.Seminar in GeneticsMechanism of meiosis, recombination, DNA repair and the evolution of sexual reproduction
BIOL 635Salmeron, J.Seminar in Biotechnology
BIOL 669Waitt, D.Seminar in Ecology
BIOL 680Shiau, C.Advanced Seminar in Recent Biological Research and Methods
BIOL 680Matute, DAdvanced Seminar in Recent Biological Research and MethodsSpeciation

FALL 2024
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 639Kieber, J.Seminar in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology
BIOL 649Shiau, C.Seminar in Cell Biology
BIOL 680Nimchuk, Z.Advanced Seminar in Recent Biological Research and Methods
BIOL 891McCoy, S.Graduate Seminar in Biology (1st and 2nd year students)

SPRING 2025
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 635Salmeron, J.Careers in Biotechnology
BIOL 649Maddox, P.Seminar in Cell Biology
BIOL 669Yitbarek, S.Seminar in Ecology
BIOL 669Waitt, D.Seminar in Ecology
BIOL 669Pfennig, K.Seminar in Ecology
BIOL 704Slep, K.Seminar in Biophysics

FALL 2025
Course #Instructor(s)Course TitleTopic
BIOL 810Evans, M.Seminar on College Teaching
BIOL 858Lohmann, K.Seminar in Comparative Physiology
BIOL 891McCoy, S.Graduate Seminar in Biology (1st and 2nd year students)

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