2021-22 Biology Course Offerings

 *FYS (First-Year Seminar); SOPH (Sophomore Seminar); LAB (Lab or Field Trip Course); WRIT (designated-course offering considered to fulfill the writing requirement); CONF (discussion group in addition to primary course section); DIV (content addresses issues of diversity including race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, inequality, and other related areas of inquiry as relevant to topics and careers in the biological sciences); COEX (engages students in addressing a research question or knowledge gap of interest to scholarly communities).

For courses offered in alternate years, view course summaries from previous academic years at Related Files, below.

1 BIOL XLIST: AFRI 1920 Health Inequality in Historical Perspective Braun, Lundy DIV/SOPH/WRIT
1 BIOL XLIST: CLPS 1195 Life Under Water in the Anthropocene Colwill, Ruth COEX/LAB/WRIT
1 0030 Principles of Nutrition Flynn, Mary   Online
1 0100 Living Biology at Brown & Beyond Smith, Katherine/Hall, Jody
1 0170 Biotechnology in Medicine Achilli, Toni Marie
CONF Hybrid
1 0190F Foundations: Darwinian Medicine Tatar, Marc FYS/DIV
1 0190P Pride & Prejudice in the Development of Scientific Theories Helfand, Stephen FYS
1 0190R
Foundations: Phage Hunters, Part 1
Taylor, Sarah
1 0210 Diversity of Life Kellner, James  DIV Remote Accessable
1 0380 The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease Weinreich, Daniel  CONF
1 0410 Invertebrate Zoology Ewanchuk, Patrick LAB/DIV
1 0470 Genetics  Johnson, Mark
1 0480 Evolutionary Biology Rand, David CONF/DIV Remote Accessable
1 0530 Principles of Immunology Dugan, Aisling
1 0600 Genetic Screening in Model Organisms Lapierre, Louis COEX/LAB

1 0800 Principles of Physiology Stein, John/Sobieraj, Andrea LAB Online
1 0940A  Viral Epidemics
Atwood, Walter SOPH/WRIT
1 0940D Rhode Island Flora: Understanding and Documenting Local Plant Diversity Kartzinel, Rebecca SOPH
1 0960 Independent Study in Science Writing Faculty Advisors  
1 1050,2050 Biology of the Eukaryotic Cell (Grad students register for 2050) Gerbi, Susan
1 1070  Biotechnology and Global Health Schell, Jacquelyn   Remote Accessable
1 1090 Polymer Science for Biomaterials Mathiowitz, Edith CONF/LAB Hybrid
1 1110 Signal Transduction Oancea, Elena
1 1140 Tissue Engineering Hoffman-Kim, Diane
1 1260,2260 Physiological Pharmacology (Grad students register for 2260)
Marshall, John
1 1270,2270 Advanced Biochemistry (Grad students register for 2270) Deaconescu, Alexandra   Remote Accessable
1 1290 Cancer Biology  Zhitkovich, Anatoly

1 1300,2300 Biomolecular Interactions (Grad students register for 2300) Fawzi, Nicolas

1 1420 Experimental Design in Ecology Witman, Jon

1 1430 Population Genetics Weinreich, Daniel CONF
1 1465 Human Population Genomics Huerta-Sanchez, Emilia


1 1470 Conservation Biology Sax, Dov  
1 1480 Terrestrial Biogeochemistry and the Functioning of Ecosystems Porder, Stephen
1 1560,2560 Virology (Grad students register for 2560)
Jamieson, Amanda
1 1565 Survey of Biomedical Informatics Sarkar, Neil

1 1575,2075 Evaluation of Health Information Systems (Grad students register for 2075)
Fraser, Hamish
1 1800 Animal Locomotion Swartz, Sharon WRIT
1 1950 Directed Research/Independent Study - See Research Faculty Advisors LAB
1 1970A Stem Cell Biology Freiman, Richard Remote Accessable
1 2010A Introduction to Molecular Research in the Sciences Mowry, Kimberly/Gerbi, Susan
1 2020 Biotechnology Science and Industry Scott, Jeffrey
1 2030 Foundations for Advanced Study in the Life Sciences DeLong, Alison  CONF
1 2089 Biotechnology IP Holmander, Daniel
Remote Accessable
1 2150-S01 Scientific Communication Bender, Judith
1 2150-S02 Scientific Communication Mowry, Kimberly CONF Remote Accessable
1 2170 Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology  Horrigan, Diana
  Remote Accessable
1 2180 Experiential Learning Industry (ELI) Schell, Jacquelyn Remote Accessable
1 2190 MPP Professional Development Seminar Horrigan, Diana  
1 2230 Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Seminar Darling, Eric
1 2245 Blood Substitutes: Principles and Therapeutics Development Kim, Hae Won
1 2340
Neurogenetics and Disease
Reenan, Robert  
1 2860 Molecular Mechanisms of Human Disease Bartnikas, Thomas  DIV
Winter Session 1455 Planetary Health: Global Environmental Change and Emerging Infectious Disease Smith, Katherine Online
2 0040 Nutrition for Fitness and Physical Activity Flynn, Mary Remote Accessable
2 0080 Biotechnology Management Bready, Barrett Remote Accessable
2 0150D Techniques in Regenerative Medicine: Cells, Scaffolds, and Staining Achilli, Toni-Marie FYS/LAB
2 0160 Plants, Food, and People Heywood, Peter
2 0190S Foundations: Phage Hunters, Part II
2 0200 The Foundations of Living Systems Miller, Kenneth LAB/DIV
2 0280 Biochemistry Lisi, George CONF
2 0285-S01, S02

Inquiry in Biochemistry: From Gene to Protein Function

Jogl, Gerwald/Sobieraj, Andrea COEX/WRIT/CONF
2 0420

Principles of Ecology

Witman, Jon CONF
2 0430 Evolution of Plant Diversity Kartzinel, Rebecca LAB
2 0450 Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology Fuxjager, Matthew
2 0495

Statistical Analysis of Biological Data

Huerta-Sanchez, Emilia CONF Remote Accessable
2 0500

Cell and Molecular Biology

Webb, Ashley
2 0510

Introductory Microbiology

Belenky, Peter

2 0940G

Antibiotic Drug Discovery: Identifying Novel Soil Microbes to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Achilli, Toni-Marie

2 0946 Research Design & Quantitative Methods for the Health Sciences Monteiro, Kristina
2 0960

Independent Study in Science Writing

Faculty Advisors

2 1040,2040 Ultrastructure/Bioimaging (Grad students register for 2040) Williams, Geoffrey LAB
2 1100

Cell Physiology and Biophysics

Horrigan, Diana

Remote Accessable
2 1150 Stem Cell Engineering Darling, Eric LAB
2 1160 Principles of Exercise Physiology Sobieraj, Andrea DIV Remote Accessable
2 1222A,2222B Current Topics in Functional Genomics (Grad students register for 2222B) Fairbrother, William
2 1250 Host-microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease Belenky, Peter
2 1330 Biology of Reproduction Wessel, Gary DIV
2 1450 Community Ecology Kellner, James Remote Accessable
2 1530 Emergency Medical Systems: An Anatomy of Critical Performance  Becker, Bruce/Karim, Naz
CONF Hybrid
2 1540,2540 Molecular Genetics (Grad students register for 2540) Bender, Judith

2 1545,2545 Human Genetics and Genomics (Grad students register for 2545) Morrow, Eric
2 1550 Biology of Emerging Microbial Diseases de Graffenried, Christopher CONF
2 1555 Methods in Biomedical Informatics Sarker, Neil COEX
2 1600 Development of Vaccines to Infectious Diseases Vaishnava, Shipra
2 BIOL 1610/ NEUR 1600 Experimental Neurobiology Stein, John LAB/WRIT
2 1820 Environmental Health & Disease Plavicki, Jessica
2 1865,2865 Toxicology (Grad students register for 2865) Spade, Daniel
2 1885 Human Anatomy and Biomechanics Swartz, Shannon/Brainerd, Elizabeth LAB
2 1960 Directed Research/Independent Study - See Research Faculty Advisors
2 2010B Introduction to Data Science in Molecular Biology Neretti, Nicola
2 2018

Management Strategies in Biotechnology

Jong, Yong Remote Accessable
2 2145

Molecular Targets of Drug Discovery

Horrigan, Diana Remote Accessable
2 2167

In Vitro Models for Disease

Schell, Jacquelyn
Remote Accessable
2 2180

Experiential Learning Industry (ELI)

Schell, Jacquelyn Online
2 2240

Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Seminar

Morgan, Jeffrey
2 2350

The Biology of Aging

Tatar, Marc DIV
2 2528

Innovation and Commercialization in Medical Devices, Diagnostics, and Wearables

Analoui, Mostafa Remote Accessable