2018-19 Biology Course Offerings

 *FYS (First-Year Seminar); SOPH SEM (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).

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

1 0030 Principles of Nutrition Flynn, Mary  
1 0100 Living Biology at Brown & Beyond Smith, Katherine FYS/DIV/WRIT
1 0150A Techniques and Analyses Using DNA-Based Biotechnology Hall, Jody FYS/LAB
1 0170 Biotechnology in Medicine Achilli, Toni Marie
1 0180 Biology of AIDS Shank, Peter
1 0190E Botanical Roots of Mordern Medicine Jackson, Fred LAB
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 I Zhou, Yang
1 0190U
The Lives of Plants
Heywood, Peter FYS/WRIT
1 0210 Diversity of Life Kellner, James  DIV
1 0380 The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease Weinreich, Daniel  
1 0400 Biological Design Swartz, Sharon WRIT
1 0410 Invertebrate Zoology Ewanchuk, Patrick LAB/DIV
1 0455 Coastal Ecology and Conservation  Bertness, Mark  
1 0470 Genetics  Johnson, Mark LAB
1 0480 Evolutionary Biology Rand, David CONF/DIV
1 0530 Principles of Immunology Bungiro, Richard  
1 0800 Principles of Physiology Stein, John LAB
1 0940A  Viral Epidemics
Atwood, Walter SOPH SEM/WRIT
1 0940B Life in a Shell
Jackson, Donald SOPH SEM
1 0940D Rhode Island Flora: Understanding and Documenting Local Plant Diversity
Whitfeld,  Timothy SOPH SEM/LAB
1 0940E Precision Medicine or Privileged Medicine? Addressing Disparities in Biomedical Research Campbell, Robert SOPH/DIV
1 0960 Independent Study in Science Writing Faculty Advisors  
1 1050,2050 Biology of the Eukaryotic Cell  (Grad students register for 2050) Miller, Kenneth/Gerbi, Susan CONF
1 1070  Biotechnology and Global Health Schell, Jacquelyn  
1 1110 Signal Transduction Oancea, Elena
1 1140 Tissue Engineering Hoffman-Kim, Diane
1 1160 Principles of Exercise Physiology Hai, Chi-Ming  DIV
1 1260,2260 Physiological Pharmacology (Grad students register for 2260) Marshall, John  
1 1270,2270 Advanced Biochemistry (Grad students register for 2270) Deaconscu, Alexandra  
1 1300,2300 Biomolecular Interactions (Grad students register for 2300) Fawzi, Nicolas LAB
1 1470 Conservation Biology Sax, Dov  
1 1480 Terrestrial Biogeochemistry and the Functioning of Ecosystems Porder, Stephen
1 1515,2015 Conservation in the Genomics Age Kartzinel, Tyler
1 1520 Innate Immunity Brossay, Laurent  
1 1560 Virology Jamieson, Amanda
1 1565 Survey of Biomedical Informatics TBD
1 1575,2075 Evaluation of Health Information Systems Fraser, Hamish
1 1950 Directed Research/Independent Study - See Research Faculty Advisors LAB
1 1970A Stem Cell Biology Freiman, Richard
1 2015 Conservation in the Genomics Age Kartzinel, Tyler
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 Morgan, Jeffrey
1 2110 Drug and Gene Delivery Mathiowitz. Edith
1 2150 Scientific Communication Mowry, Kimberly/Larschan, Erica/ Bender, Judith  CONF
1 2170 Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology  Horrigan, Diana  
1 2180 Experiential Learning Industry (ELI) Morgan, Jeffrey
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 2430
Topics in EEB:
Rand, David  DIV
1 2860 Molecular Mechanisms of Human Disease Bartnikas, Thomas  DIV
2 0080 Biotechnology Management Bready, Barrett  
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 Taylor, Sarah FYS/LAB
2 0200 The Foundations of Living Systems Miller, Kenneth LAB/DIV
2 0280 Biochemistry
Lapierre, Louis CONF
2 0285 Inquiry in Biochemistry: From Gene to Protein Function
Cohen, Kristina
2 0350 The Fossil Record: Life on Earth Leslie, Andrew LAB
2 0420 Principles of Ecology Witman, Jon CONF
2 0430 Evolution of Plant Diversity Jackson, Fred LAB
2 0495 Statistical Analysis of Biological Data TBD CONF
2 0500 Cell and Molecular Biology Heywood, Peter/Webb, Ashley  
2 0510 Introductory Microbiology Belenky, Peter/Bungiro, Richard
2 0800 Principles of Physiology Hai, Chi-Ming LAB
2 0810 Applied Cell and Molecular Biology Dawson, Michelle
2 0860 Diet and Chronic Disease Flynn, Mary
2 0940E Precision Medicine or Privileged Medicine? Addressing Disparities in Biomedical Research Campbell, Robert SOPH/DIV
2 0960 Independent Study in Science Writing Faculty Advisors  
2 1040,2040 Ultrastructure/Bioimaging Williams, Geoffrey LAB
2 1100 Cell Physiology and Biophysics Zimmerman, Anita/ Horrigan, Diana  
2 1120 Biomaterials Scott, Jeffrey
2 1250 Host-microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease Belenky, Peter
2 1310/2310 Developmental Biology Wharton, Kristi LAB
2 1330 Biology of Reproduction Wessel, Gary  DIV
2 1440 Marine Biology Bertness, Mark
2 1540,2540 Molecular Genetics (Grad students register for 2540) Bender, Judith/Larschan, Erica  
2 1545,2545 Human Genetics and Genomics (Grad students register for 2545) Morrow, Eric
2 1550 Biology of Emerging Microbial Diseases de Graffenried, Christopher/Bungiro, Richard
2 1555 Methods in Biomedical Informatics Sarker, Neil
2 1595,2595 Artificial Intelligence in Biomedicine Eickhoff, Carsten
2 1600 Development of Vaccines to Infectious Diseases Bungiro, Richard  
2 1800 Animal Locomotion Swartz, Sharon
2 1870 Techniques & Clinical Application in Pathobiology Jackson, Cynthia
2 1960 Directed Research/Independent Study - See Research Faculty Advisors  
2 2000C Protein Biophysics and Structure: Molecular Basis of Disease DeLong, Alison/Johnson, Mark
2 2010 Quantitative Approaches to Biology Neretti, Nicola  
2 2018 Management Strategies in Biotechnology Jong, Yong
2 2145 Molecular Targets of Drug Discovery Horrigan, Diana
2 2156 Special Topics in Biotechnology Writing Mathiowitz, Edith
2 2167 In Vitro Models for Disease Schell, Jacquelyn/Morgan,
2 2180 Experiential Learning Industry (ELI) Morgan, Jeffrey  
2 2240 Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Seminar Morgan, Jeffrey  
2 2350 The Biology of Aging Helfand, Stephen  DIV
2 2440 S01 Topics in EEB:
Rand, David  DIV
2 2528 Innovation and Commercialization in Medical Devices, Diagnostics, and Wearables Analoui, Mostafa
2 2640A Topics in Microbiology and Immunology: Viral Immunology Biron, Christine