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4000-Level Courses

 

BIOL 4010 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 3030. Analysis of the regulatory mechanisms for nucleic acid and protein synthesis; genome structure; recombination; genetic damage and repair.

 

BIOL 4030 MICROBIOLOGY 3

Corequisite: BIOL 4040. Lectures on the principles of modern microbiology and virology, including metabolism, growth, cellular morphology, genetics, and host parasite relationships. Bacterial and viral diseases will be illustrated. Prerequisite: BIOL 3030; CHEM 2420

 

BIOL 4040 MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY 1

Corequisite: BIOL 4030. Laboratories utilizing basic microbiological techniques and illustrating principles of growth, identification, and genetics of microbes.

 

BIOL 4050 IMMUNOLOGY 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 3030.  Lectures on the chemical, genetic and cellular basis of the immune response.

 

BIOL 4060 IMMUNOLOGY LABORATORY 1

Corequisite: BIOL 4050. Laboratory studies of the immune response.

 

BIOL 4090 CANCER BIOLOGY 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 3030, BIOL 3010. Introduction to carcinogenesis and the cellular and molecular features of malignancy. Methods to diagnose and treat malignancies will also be presented.

 

BIOL 4110  HUMAN GENETICS 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 3030. A systematic survey of genetic variation in man with emphasis on modern research methodology. 

 

BIOL 4170 DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS 3

Survey of animal and plant developmental genetics. Basic principles and methods of genetic analysis, model systems, genetic basis of tissue patterning, evolutionary implications, and applications in tissue and plant engineering.

 

BIOL 4230 COMPARATIVE ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 3030, 3070. Lectures on the comparative and environmental physiology of vertebrates and invertebrates including metabolism, temperature regulation, respiration, circulation, excretion and osmotic regulation.

 

BIOL 4330  PARASITOLOGY 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 2150, 2170. A study of the host-parasite interaction including aspects of parasite morphology, taxonomy, development and ecology.

 

BIOL 4700 BIOLOGICAL LITERATURE AND COMMUNICATION 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 3030, 3050, 3070. Corequisite: Senior Standing.  A writing intensive course that focuses on reading original literature in biology in a variety of formats. Required of all biology majors.

 

BIOL 4790 BIOLOGY FIELD TRIP 2-4

Field trip to a major ecosystem of a region other than northwestern Ohio. Includes analysis of structural and functional relationships within and between ecosystems, with opportunities for individual student projects.

 

BIOL 4910 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 1-3

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Faculty directed research. Both oral and written reports of results required.

 

BIOL 4940 EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH 1-10

Prerequisite: BIOL 2150, 2170; Consent of Chair. Prior consent of both the department and the proposed supervisor. Scientist-supervised study of research done in an extramural research institute or scientific laboratory. Written and oral reports to the department required. Maximum of 6 hours may count toward BIOL electives

 

BIOL 4950 INTERNSHIP IN BIOLOGY 1-12

Prerequisite: Permission of Advisor and Department Chair.Supervised practical experience in the field of biology. Maximum of 6 hrs may be used as the BIOL elective credit for the B.S. degree.

 

BIOL 4980 ADVANCED TOPICS IN BIOLOGY 1-3

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Topic must be approved in advanced by Undergraduate Committee and Chair. An advanced course for Biology majors in an important area of biology May be repeated for credit under different specialty numbers (topics).

 

BIOL 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN BIOLOGY 1-3
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Faculty directed readings or projects in a specific area of Biology.


 

Last Updated: 3/22/15