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BIOLOGY ELECTIVES FOR SPRING 2018

Below is a list of biology electives that are being offered for the Spring 2018 semester, to help you find them on Canelink and arrange your schedule.  Many of these are capstone courses and/or offer writing credit, and a few are lab courses. If you have any questions about specific courses, please feel free to contact the instructor. Faculty email addresses are on the Biology Department website: http://www.as.miami.edu/biology/people/

CAPS = capstone course; LAB = satisfies the bio major requirement for a lab/field course.

 

BIL 220: Evolution and Disease

Instructor: Barbara Whitlock

TR 9:30AM – 10:45AM

3 credits

 

BIL 230: Intro to Marine Biology

Instructor: Marjorie Oleksiak

TR 2:00PM – 3:15PM

3 credits

 

BIL 251: Genetics Lab

Instructor: Daniel Wang and others

Sect. GX: M 2:30PM – 5:20PM and F 3:45PM – 4:45PM

Sect: RX: T 2:00PM – 4:50PM and F 3:45PM – 4:45PM

2 credits LAB

 

BIL 256: Cellular and Molecular Bio Lab

Instructor: Daniel DiResta

Sect. FG: M 1:25PM – 2:15PM and W 2:30PM – 5:30PM

Sect. FO: M 1:25PM – 2:15PM and R 9:30AM – 12:30PM

2 credits LAB

 

BIL 258: Core Laboratory Techniques

Instructor: James Baker

TR 1:00PM – 3:00PM

2 credits LAB

 

BIL 261: High Altitude Biology and Medicine

Instructor: Kevin McCracken

TR 5:00PM – 6:15PM

3 credits

 

BIL 268: Neurobiology

Instructor: Zhongmin Lu

TR 11:00AM – 12:15PM

3 credits

 

BIL 299: Seminar in Research Problems

Instructor: Akira Chiba

F 1:25PM – 2:15PM

2 credits

 

BIL 328: Biology of Birds

Instructor: William Searcy

MWF 10:10AM – 11:00AM and F 11:15AM – 12:05PM

4 credits CAPS LAB

 

BIL 331: Ecology Lab

Instructor: Carol Nutt and others

Sect. AY: W 8:00AM – 12:00PM

Sect. RX: W 1:00PM – 5:00PM

2 credits LAB

 

BIL 333: Conservation Biology

Instructor: Christopher Searcy

MWF 2:30PM – 3:20PM

3 credits

 

BIL 334: Biogeography and Conservation

Instructor: Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva

TR 3:30PM – 4:45PM

3 credits

 

BIL 374 1R: Biology Seminar in Plant Ecological Morphology

Instructor: Paul Groff

T 2:00PM – 3:15PM

1 credit CAPS

 

BIL 376: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Instructor: Michael Gaines

T 6:25PM – 8:05PM

2 credits

 

BIL 385 GEN: Special Topics in Biology: Marine Genomics

Instructor: Marjorie Oleksiak

M 8:30AM – 12:15PM

Credits variable – inquire with instructor

 

BIL 402: Seminar in Molecular Genetics

Instructor: James Baker

W 11:15AM – 12:05PM

1 credit CAPS

 

BIL 415: Coral Reef Science and Management

Instructor: John McManus

MW 2:15PM – 3:30PM

3 credits

 

BIL 436: Stable Isotope Ecology

Instructor: Leonel Sternberg

TR: 2:00PM – 3:15PM

3 credits CAPS LAB

 

BIL 441: Animal Behavior

Instructor: J. Albert Uy

TR 3:30PM – 4:45PM

3 credits

 

BIL 454: Biological Core Concepts Through Medical Case Studies

Instructor: Michael Gaines, Jane Indorf

MW 10:45AM – 12:00PM

3 credits CAPS

 

BIL 455: Developmental Biology

Instructor: Athula Wikramanayake

TR 9:30AM – 10:45AM and T 6:30PM – 7:45PM

3 credits CAPS

 

BIL 485: Special Topics: Marine Conservation Genetics

Instructor: Douglas Crawford

W 8:30AM – 12:15PM

Credits variable – inquire with instructor

 

BIL 492: Departmental Seminar in Biology

Instructor: Athula Wikramanayake

M 12:20PM – 2:15PM (note: this class does not meet on WF)

1 credit

 

BIL 499: Research Colloquium

Instructor: Daniel DiResta

T 12:30PM – 1:45PM

1 credit

 

BIL 556: Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics

Instructor: William Browne

MW 3:30PM – 4:45PM

3 credits CAPS

 

BIL 559: Life in the Cell

Instructor: Akira Chiba

TR 12:30PM – 1:45PM

3 credits CAPS

 

BIL 565: Evolution and Development

Instructor: William Browne

TR 3:30PM – 4:45PM

3 credits CAPS