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MCB 529: Special Topics Cell Devel Biol

Section Type Times Days Location Instructor
MG2 CNF TBA TBA TBA Gillette, M
MUG CNF 11:00 AM - 12:50 PM T TBA Gillette, M
Current Issues in the Biology of Neurons and Glia
THD LCD 02:00 PM - 03:20 PM R ARR Burrill Hall Nelson, E; Tsai, N
This course will explore recent advances and current challenges in the fields of health and disease. Critical assessment of journal articles and introduction to modern experimental techniques will feature prominently. This will be a largely discussion based course with interspersed lectures and student presentations. Topics will be chosen based on the requests of the students, but can include cancer, endocrine and developmental disorders, aging and modern pharmacology. This course would be of interest to graduate students in any life science. This class will meet in 501 Burrill.
VD DIS 03:00 PM - 04:50 PM M TBA Brooke, C
This course will focus on discussing primary research articles about viruses. Each weekly meeting will involve the discussion of 1-2 articles. Specific topics included will be at the discretion of the instructor and the class and are expected to cover a wide-range of virus related topics including molecular virology, virus-host interactions, viral pathogenesis, viral immunology, viral evolution, and phage biology. Viruses of eukaryotic, bacterial, and archaeal hosts will be discussed.
Description Discussion of current topics of interest in higher eukaryotic cellular and molecular biology, development, neurobiology; seminar or lecture format. Topics vary. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Credit Hours 1 to 4 hours
Web Site http://www.life.illinois.edu/mcb/529/