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Biomedical Sci-Hy (BMS)

BMS 500 Foundations of Biomedical Research (3) This hands-on course teaches students a variety of fundamental skills required to successfully conduct independent biomedical research.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

BMS 501 Regulation of Cellular & Systemic Energy Metabolism (3) Teaches biochemical and signal transduction concepts while exploring the control of bioenergetic processes.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

BMS 502 Cell and Systems Biology (3) Explores the cellular and intracellular organization of biology, assembly of cells into tissues, and further integration into biological systems.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

BMS 503 Flow of Cellular Information (3) Teaches concepts underlying the inheritance, transmission and translation of genetic information.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

BMS 504 Art of Scientific Communication I (1) Introduction to scientific analysis, writing, and oral presentation using primary literature sources.
Effective: Summer 2011
  Concurrent: BMS 501 BMS 502 BMS 503

BMS 505 Art of Scientific Communication II (1) Advanced topics in scientific analysis, writing, and oral presentation using primary literature sources.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: BMS 504  

BMS 506A Biological Basis of Human Health and Disease A (2) Cellular, molecular, genetic, and biochemical basis of organ function pathology.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: BMS 501 andBMS 502 andBMS 503  

BMS 506B Biological Basis of Human Health and Disease B (2) Cellular, molecular, genetic, and biochemical basis of organ function pathology.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BMS 501 andBMS 502 andBMS 503  

BMS 520 Human Integrative Physiology (3) This course explores whole organ physiology emphasizing skeletal muscle and exercise physiology, cardiovascular, renal and urinary, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and endocrine.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: BMS 501, BMS 502, BMS 503  

BMS 568 Current Topics in Translational Cancer Research (3) The course covers current topics in cancer research, with a focus on translation to the clinic.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: BMS 501, BMS 502 andBMS 503  

BMS 571 Graduate Clinical Rotation (1-3) This course allows graduate students at Hershey and University Park to gain experience in the clinical arena.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: The student must: (a) be at least a 2nd year graduate student (b) select a thesis relevant clinical rotation and (c) have been approved by the course director  

BMS 581 Molecular and Translational Approaches to Human Disease (3) This course teaches students the scientific process used to understand the molecular bases of diseases and the development of novel therapies.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: BMS 501, BMS 502, BMS 503  

BMS 590 Colloquium (1 per semester/maximum of 4) A series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

BMS 591 Biomedical Research Ethics (1) Education in research ethics for biomedical scientists. Meets U.S. Public Health standards for education in responsible conduct of research.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

BMS 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

BMS 595 Internship (1-12) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

BMS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

BMS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

BMS 600 Thesis Research (1-9 per semester/maximum of 36) Laboratory work on thesis project.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

BMS 601 Thesis Preparation (0) BMS 601 is available to full-time Ph.D.-degree candidates who have passed the comprehensive examination and met the two-semester residence requirement.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

BMS 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-9 per semester/maximum of 36) Off-campus laboratory work on thesis project.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

BMS 611 Thesis Preparation (0) BMS 611 is available to part-time Ph.D.-degree candidates who have passed the comprehensive examination and met the two-semester residence requirement.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

BMS 801 Writing Grant Proposals for Biomedical Research (1) This course will give students experience with the preparation of and submission process for grant proposals.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

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