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  • Kanwisher, Nancy (2002-12)
    Covers the basics of fMRI, the strengths and limitations of fMRI compared to other techniques, and the design and analysis of fMRI experiments, focusing primarily on experiments on high-level vision. Upon completion, ...
  • Kanwisher, Nancy (2004-12)
    Covers the basics of fMRI, the strengths and limitations of fMRI compared to other techniques, and the design and analysis of fMRI experiments, focusing primarily on experiments on high-level vision. Upon completion, ...
  • Wagner, Anthony (2002-06)
    Surveys literature on human memory and learning. Focuses on the organization of memory at cognitive and neural levels, the basis of remembering and forgetting, and false memories. Cognitive theory and behavioral evidence ...
  • Schulz, Laura (2005-12)
    This course is an introduction to cognitive development focusing on children's understanding of objects, agents, and causality. Students develop a critical understanding of experimental design and how developmental research ...
  • Poggio, Tomaso; Heisele, Bernd; Ivanov, Yuri A., 1967- (2002-06)
    The course is directed towards advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students. It will focus on applications of pattern recognition techniques to problems of machine vision. The topics covered in the course include: ...
  • Matsudaira, Paul T.; Belcher, Angela M.; Grodzinsky, Alan J. (2005-06)
    Designed as a freshmen seminar course, faculty from various School of Engineering departments describe the research and educational opportunities specific to and offered by their departments. Background lectures by the ...
  • Belcher, Angela M.; Matsudaira, Paul T.; Lauffenburger, Douglas A. (2006-06)
    Designed as a freshmen seminar course, faculty from various School of Engineering departments describe the research and educational opportunities specific to and offered by their departments. Background lectures by the ...
  • Hamad-Schifferli, Kimberly; Griffith, Linda G. (2004-06)
    This course provides an introduction to the physical chemistry of biological systems. Topics include: connection of macroscopic thermodynamic properties to microscopic molecular properties using statistical mechanics, ...
  • Thilly, William G. (2005-06)
    This course presents a unique and challenging perspective on the causes of human disease and mortality. The course focuses on analyses of major causes of mortality in the US since 1900: cancer cardiovascular and cerebrovascular ...
  • Sherley, James L.; Tannenbaum, Steven R., 1937-; Green, Laura C. (2005-06)
    This course addresses the challenges of defining a relationship between exposure to environmental chemicals and human disease. Course topics include epidemiological approaches to understanding disease causation; biostatistical ...
  • Kamm, Roger D.; Grodzinsky, Alan J.; Doyle, Patrick S.; Jonas, Maxine (2003-06)
    This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales. Topics include: structure of tissues and the molecular basis for macroscopic ...
  • Wittrup, K. Dane; Tidor, Bruce (2004-12)
    This subject deals primarily with kinetic and equilibrium mathematical models of biomolecular interactions, as well as the application of these quantitative analyses to biological problems across a wide range of levels of ...
  • Grodzinsky, Alan J.; Lauffenburger, Douglas A. (2004-12)
    This course covers the following topics: conduction, diffusion, convection in electrolytes; fields in heterogeneous media; electrical double layers; Maxwell stress tensor and electrical forces in physiological systems; and ...
  • Essigmann, John; Sasisekharan, Ram (2004-12)
    This class analyzes complex biological processes from the molecular, cellular, extracellular, and organ levels of hierarchy. Emphasis is placed on the basic biochemical and biophysical principles that govern these processes. ...
  • Spector, Myron; Yannas, Ioannis V. (2003-12)
    Principles of materials science and cell biology underlying the design of medical implants, artificial organs, and matrices for tissue engineering. Methods for biomaterials surface characterization and analysis of protein ...
  • Zhang, Shuguang, Dr. (2002-12)
    Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...
  • Zhang, Shuguang, Dr. (2005-12)
    Basic molecular structural principles of biological materials. Molecular structures of various materials of biological origin, including collagen, silk, bone, protein adhesives, GFP, self-assembling peptides. Molecular ...
  • Schauer, David (2005-06)
    This courses focuses on the fundamentals of tissue and organ response to injury from a molecular and cellular perspective. There is a special emphasis on disease states that bridge infection, inflammation, immunity, and ...
  • Dewey, C. Forbes (Clarence Forbes) (2005-06)
    The objective of this subject is to teach the design of contemporary information systems for biological and medical data. These data are growing at a prodigious rate, and new information systems are required. This subject ...
  • Irvine, Darrell J. (2003-06)
    Analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Topics include molecular interactions between bio- and synthetic molecules ...
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