2018 Minicourses

To sign up for minicourses, please reference the below courses along with course details available at this link. Please note the separate tabs for each of the program's courses.

Please refer to instructions provided by your home graduate program for the mini course selection process.

 

Module Course Name Course Number Units Grading Course Director
(instructor of record)
 
1 Modern Approaches in Evolution Biochem 210 3 S/U Alexander Johnson  
1 Principles in Virology Biochem 210 3 S/U Raul Andino  
1 Fundamentals of Microbial Pathogenesis BMS 270/Biochem 210 3 S/U Joanne Engel  
1 Applied Biostatistics

BMS 270

3 S/U  Adam Ferguson   
1 Current approaches to quantitative proteomics in biology BMS 270 3 S/U Arun Wiita  
1 CANCELLED Angiogenesis and Vascular Biology 

BMS 270/DSCB 270

S/U Matt Springer  
1 Advanced Topics in Pediatric Oncology BMS 270 3 S/U Alejandro Sweet-Cordero  
1 Cancer Immunogenomics: The interaction between tumor genetics and immune response BMS 270 3 S/U Larry Fong  
1 Computational Immunology BMS 270/BMI 219 3 S/U Marina Sirota  
1

CANCELLED Proteomics and Mass Spectometry

CCB 219 3 S/U Alma Burlingame  
Practical Bioinformatics with Programming BMS 270 S/U  Mark Ansel  
1 Principles of Pharmacogenomics PSPG 219 3 S/U  Nadav Ahituv  
1 Computation by Cells (Previously listed in error as Synthetic Biology) BP 219 3 S/U Wallace Marshall  
2 Protein Quality Control Biochem 210 3 S/U Peter Walter  
2 The CRISPR Revolution Biochem 210/DSCB 270/BMS 270 3 S/U Michael McManus  
2 Cellular Robotics  Biochem 210/BP 219 3 S/U Jennifer Fung  
2 Neuro-Oncology BMS 270 3 S/U

Claudia Petritsch

 
Introduction to Human Biology and Medicine (GEMS) BMS 270 3 S/U Scott Kogan  
Genomics and Next-Generation Sequencing Applications in Microbiology BMS 270 S/U Charles Chio  
2 Epigenetics of Development and Disease BMS 270/DSCB 270 3 S/U Daniel Lim  
2 CANCELLED Neuroinflammation NS 219 3 S/U  Susanna Rosi  
2 Introduction to computer-aided design (CAD) NS 219 3 S/U Eric Lam  
2 CANCELLED Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Toxicity PSPG 219 S/U Deanna Kroetz  
2 CANCELLED Challenges in Conformational Biology BMI 219 3 S/U Mark Segal  
2

Introduction to Mathematical Modeling for Cell Biologists: how to build and analyzing simple models to interpret your data

BP 219/BMS 270/Biochem  210

3 S/U Leor Weinberger  
2 Deep Learning for Biological Research BMI 219 3 S/U Michael Keiser  
2 CANCELLED Scientific Software Development BMI 219 3 S/U Tom Ferrin  
1 and 2 Drug Discovery CCB 219 3 S/U Michelle Arkin  
3 The Protein Homeostasis network in health and disease  Biochem 210/CCB 219 3 S/U Martin Kampmann  
3 Inheritance and Maintenance of Cell Fate Biochem 210 3 S/U Bassem Al-Sady  
3 Biology at the Extremes: Organisms and Physiology  BMS 270 S/U  Ajay Chawla  
3 Controversies in Human Nutrition BMS 270  S/U   Laura Bull  
3 Neurobiology of Epilepsy and Associated Cognitive Disorders BMS 270/NS 219 3 S/U  Jeanne Paz  
3 Special Topics in Microbial Pathogenesis  BMS 270/Biochem 210  3 S/U  Joanne Engel   
3 Viral Immunology  BMS 270  3 S/U  Melanie Ott   
3 The Human Microbiome  BMS 270/BMI 219  3 S/U  Peter Turnbaugh   
3 Features and mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases: focus on data derived from studies in humans BMS 270  3 S/U  Lea Grinberg   
3 Development, disease, and evolution through the lens of single cell analysis  BMS 270/DSCB 270  3 S/U  Robert Blelloch   
3 CANCELLED Simulating Mechanism-based Models PSPG 219 3 S/U C. Anthony Hunt  
3 CANCELLED PKPD of Biologics  PSPG 219  3 S/U Deanna Kroetz   
3 Advanced Chemical Synthesis: From Classic Synthesis to Modern Strategies CCB 219  3 S/U Ian Seiple   
3 CryoEM and Image Analysis  BP 219/Biochem 210  3 S/U Adam Frost   
3 Modularity in Biological Regulation, Evolution, and Engineering: Domains, Circuits and Engineered Therapuetic Cells BP 219 3 S/U Wendell Lim  
2 CANCELLED Neuroscience of Speech Perception and Production NS 219 3 S/U Christoph Schreiner