2019 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 Number Course Name Units Grading Course director (instructor of record) Details
 1 BMS 270 Applied Biostatistics 3 S/U Adam Ferguson See link above
 1 BMS 270 Introduction to Human Biology and Medicine (GEMS) 3 S/U Scott Kogan

 

 1 NS 219 Neurobiology of Disease 3 S/U Eric Huang  
 1 Biochem 210 DNA methylation: mechanism, evolution, and biology 3 S/U Hiten Madhani  
 1 Biochem 210/DSCB 270 How science can go awry: Lysenko and the history of Soviet genetics 3 S/U Jeremy Reiter  
 1 Biochem 210 Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance 3 S/U James Fraser  
 1 BMI 219 Deep Learning for Biological Research 1: Fundamentals 3 S/U Michael Keiser  
 1 BP 219/Biochem 210/BMS 270 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling for Cell Biologists: how to build and analyzing simple models to interpret your data 3 S/U Leor Weinberger  
 1 BP 219 Modularity in Biological Regulation, Evolution, and Engineering: Domains, Circuits and Engineered Therapeutic Cells 3 S/U Wendell Lim  
 1 PSPG 219 PKPD and Drug Development of Biologics 3 S/U Deanna Kroetz  
 1 & 2 (across both)

CCB 219

(PC 152 for PharmD)

Drug Discovery 3 S/U Michelle Arkin  
 2 BMS 270 Advanced Topics in Pediatric Oncology 3 S/U Alejandro Sweet-Cordero  
 2 BMS 270/Biochem 210 Fundamentals of Microbial Pathogenesis 3 S/U Joanne Engel  
 2 BMS 270 Current Approaches to Quantitative Proteomics in Biology 3 S/U Arun Wiita  
 2 BMS 270/BMI 219 Computational Immunology 3 S/U Marina Sirota  
 2 BMS 270/Biochem 210 Immunology and Microbiology of Invasive Fungal Infections 3 S/U Hiten Madhani  
 2 BMS 270 Genomics and Next-Generation Sequencing Applications in Microbiology 3 S/U Charles Chui  
 2 Biochem 210/BP 219 Cellular Robotics 3 S/U Jennifer Fung  
 2

Biochem 210/BMS 270/DSCB 270

The CRISPR Revolution 3 S/U Michael McManus  
 2 Biochem 210 Classic Papers on the Cytoskeleton 3 S/U Dyche Mullins  
 2 Biochem 210 Inheritance and Maintenance of Cell Fate 3 S/U Bassem Al-Sady  
 2

PSPG 219/PSPG 245C for PSPG students/BPS 135 for PharmD

Principles of Pharmacogenomics 3 S/U Nadav Ahituv  
 2 CCB 219 Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry 3 S/U Al Burlingame  
 3 BMS 270/Biochem 210 Special Topics in Microbial Pathogenesis 3 S/U Joanne Engel  
 3 BMS 270/BMI 219 Beneficial Microbiomes 3 S/U Peter Turnbaugh  
 3 BMS 270 Controversies in Human Nutrition 3 S/U Laura Bull  
 3 BMS 270 Tissue Resident Immunity: Physiology to Pathology 3 S/U Ari Molofsky  
 3 BMS 270/DSCB 270 Epigenetics of Development and Disease 3 S/U Daniel Lim  
 3 BMS 270 Practical Bioinformatics with Programming 3 S/U Mark Ansel  
 3 BMS 270/DSCB 210 Angiogenesis and Vascular Biology 3 S/U Matthew Springer  
 3 Neurosci 219 Speech Perception 3 S/U Christoph Schreiner  
 3 Biochem 210/CCB 219 The Protein Homeostasis Network in Health and Disease 3 S/U Martin Kampmann  
 3 Biochem 210 Protein Quality Control 3 S/U Peter Walter  
 3 BP 219 Principles of structure determination by X-ray, CryoEM and Neutron diffraction and scattering 3 S/U Bob Stroud  
 3 BP 219 Fab in Lab (Biohub) 3 S/U Joe DeRisi

 

3 BP 219/Biochem 210 CryoEM and Image Analysis 3 S/U Adam Frost  
3 CCB 219 Advanced Chemical Synthesis: From Classic Syntheses to Modern Strategies 3 S/U Ian Seiple  
3 CCB 219 Organic Chemistry of Drug Design 3 S/U Adam Renslo  
3 BMI 219 Deep Learning for Biological Research II: Advanced Topics 3 S/U Michael Keiser  
3 PSPG 219 Intro to Molecular Toxicology 3 S/U Deanna Kroetz