Pathobiology Core

  • BIOL 6260 PROKARYOTIC MOLECULAR GENETICS (3). LEC. 3. Molecular principles of bacterial genetics including gene structure, genetic organization, regulation of gene expression, acquisition and loss of genes leading to microbial evolution. Fall.
  • STAT 7000 EXPERIMENTAL STATISTICS I (4). LEC. 4. Pr., MATH 1120, STAT 2510 or departmental approval. Paired and independent sample t-tests, ANOVA, F-tests, contrasts, tests for trends, multiple comparisons, CR and RCB designs of experiments, regression.
  • BCHE 7200 ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY I (3). LEG. 3. Pr., CHEM 2080. Molecularstructure: classification, structure and reactions of the major constituents of living matter. Also includes binding phenomena and bioenergetics. Fall.
  • BCHE 7210 ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY II (3). LEG. 3. Pr., CHEM 2080 orequivalent. Structure and function of macromolecules participating in the flow of molecular information. Spring.
  • VBMS 7520 EUKARYOTIC MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (3). LEC. Genetic mechanisms by which eukaryotic cells replicate, communicate and differentiate. Current literature will be used extensively. Spring.
  • VBMS 7500 CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY (3). LEC. 4. Pr., VBMS 7510 or departmental approval. Current literature in immunobiology, with emphasis oncellular/ biochemical/genetic basis of immune response. Spring (alternating years).  Contact Dr. van Ginkel for details (
  • VBMS 7540 CURRENT TOPICS IN MOLECULAR VIROLOGY  (3). LEC. . Pr., departmental approval. Viral gene expression and evasion of host defense mechanisms.
  • VBMS 7710 ADVANCED EUKARYOTIC MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  (3). LEC. . Pr., 7520 and departmental approval. Current literature in molecular mechanisms of information transfer and regulation in eukaryotes.
  • VBMS 7720 DEVELOPMENTAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  (3). LEC. . Pr., 7520 and departmental approval. Genetic mechanisms by which eukaryotes differentiate from single cells to complex multicellular organisms will be covered. Important examples of biomedical dysfunction will be used to illustrate developmental pathways. Current literature will be used extensively.
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