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Molec Cellu&Intg Bio (MCIBS)

MCIBS 503 (BMMB 503, VB SC 503, BIOL 503) Critical Elements of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (4) Foundational topics and critical analysis in evolution, genetics, molecular and cellular biology and cell differentiation.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

MCIBS 511 (BMMB 511, VB SC 511) Molecular Immunology (2) The study of molecular and biochemical events that influence immune responses and define current questions in immunology.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: B M B 400, MICRB 410  

MCIBS 530 (VB SC 530) Regulation of gene expression by xenobiotics (3) The course examines mechanisms by which foreign chemicals alter gene expression and techniques used to analyze these effects.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: B M B 401 orVB SC 433 orB M B 433  

MCIBS 532 (VB SC 532) Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology (3) Effects of environmental chemicals, nutrients and drugs on embryo/fetal development and maternal/paternal toxicity.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: B M B 402  

MCIBS 541 Critical Analysis of Bioinformatics and Genomics Research Topics (1 per semester/maximum of 2) A weekly review of current literature related to the area of bioinformatics and genomics research.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 551 (BMMB 551) Genomics (3) Stucture and function of genomes including use of some current web-based tools and resources for studies and research in genomics.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 554 (BMMB 554) Foundations in Data Driven Life Sciences (3) Expanded overview of current developments and technique in computational biology and genomics.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 556 Computation, Bioinformatics, and Statistics Practicum (3) Training in developing and implementing team research projects using high dimensional genomic data.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: MCIBS 541  

MCIBS 570 Molecular Toxicology Seminar Series (2) This course provides an opportunity for students to interact with leading scientists in the field of cellular and molecular mechanisms of toxicology.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 571 Current Issues in Biotechnology (2) Lecture-discussion series by academic and industry experts on the cutting-edge of science, business, intellectual property, legal, social, and ethical issues in biotechnology. The course also requires a group project, involving case studies or market research on various areas of biotechnology.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

MCIBS 591 Ethics in the Life Sciences (1) An examination of integrity and misconduct in life sciences research, including issues of data collection, publication, authorship, and peer review.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

MCIBS 592 Current Research Seminar (2) This course uses a weekly biological seminar as a springboard for discussion of a research topic of high current interest.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

MCIBS 593 Molecular Biology Laboratory (3) An intensive laboratory course on the principles and techniques of nucleic acid purification, analysis by restriction enzymes, gel electrophoresis, nucleic acid labeling and hybridization, cloning, sequencing, PCR amplification, and analysis of cloned heterologous gene expression by western blotting.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 594 Research Topics (1-15) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 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: Summer 2015
 

MCIBS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

MCIBS 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2015
 

MCIBS 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

MCIBS 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

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