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  • Reinhardt, Hans Christian; van Vugt, Marcel A. (2007-12)
    The DNA contained in human cells is under constant attack by both exogenous and endogenous agents that can damage one of its three billion base pairs. To cope with this permanent exposure to DNA-damaging agents, such as ...
  • Burge, Christopher (2007-12)
    This is a seminar based on research literature. Papers covered are selected to illustrate important problems and approaches in the field of computational and systems biology, and provide students a framework from which to ...
  • Breslow, Lori (2006-06)
    This seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. Topics include: using current research in student learning to improve teaching; developing courses; ...
  • Sharp, Phillip; Young, Richard (2006-06)
    This course covers the fundamentals of nuclear cell biology as well as the methodological and experimental approaches upon which they are based. Topics include Eukaryotic genome structure, function, and expression, processing ...
  • Littleton, Troy; Quinn, William (2005-06)
    This course serves as an introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Topics covered include the structure and ...
  • Sive, Hazel L.; Jacks, Tyler; Gardel, Claudette L. (2005-06)
    The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chisholm, Sallie W.; Schaider, Laurel (2003-12)
    Basic subject in ecology: understanding the flow of energy and materials through ecosystems, and what regulates the distribution and abundance of organisms. Productivity and biogeochemical cycles in ecosystems; trophic ...
  • King, Jonathan, 1941-; Gossard, D. (2003-12)
    Mechanisms by which the amino acid sequence of polypeptide chains determines their three-dimensional conformation. Topics include: sequence determinants of secondary structure; folding of newly synthesized polypeptide ...
  • Corkin, Suzanne; Ingram, Vernon M. (2003-06)
    Lectures and discussions explore the clinical, behavioral, and molecular aspects of brain aging processes in humans. Topics include: loss of memory and other cognitive abilitites in normal aging; neurodegenerative conditions ...
  • Constantine-Paton, Martha, 1947-; Sheng, Morgan Hwa-Tze; Garrity, Paul A. (2003-06)
    Subject covers all major areas of cellular and molecular neurobiology including excitable cells and membranes, ion channels and receptors, synaptic transmission, cell type determination, axon guidance and targeting, neuronal ...
  • Quinn, William G.; Littleton, J. Troy (2002-12)
    Deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior, by functional analysis of mutations and molecular analysis of their ...
  • Quinn, William G.; Chess, Andrew (2002-06)
    An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Includes the structure and biophysical properties of excitable cells, ...
  • Weinberg, Robert A. (Robert Allan), 1942-; Lander, Eric S.; Gardel, Claudette L.; Mischke, Michelle D. (2001-12)
    Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.
  • Kaiser, Chris; Page, David C. (2001-12)
    The principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. Structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes. ...
  • Amon, Angelika; Rich, Alexander; Pardue, Mary Lou; Chess, Andrew; Schneider, Katherine Bacon; Kruzel, Deborah (2001-12)
    7.02 and 7.021 require simultaneous registration. Application of experimental techniques in biochemistry, microbiology, and cell biology. Emphasizes integrating factual knowledge with understanding the design of experiments ...
  • Baker, Tania A.; Bell, Stephen P. (2001-06)
    Detailed analysis of the biochemical mechanisms that control the maintenance, expression, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. Topics covered in lecture and readings of relevant literature include: gene ...
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