Spring 2020 Minicourses

Spring 2020 Minicourses

To sign up for minicourses, please reference the below courses.
Refer to instructions provided by your home graduate program for the minicourse selection process.

Module 1 (Monday, March 30 - Friday, April 17, 2020)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME COURSE DIRECTOR(S) DAYS/TIMES CAMPUS  
BMS 270 Introduction to Human Biology and Medicine (GEMS) Scott Kogan Mon through Fri, between 9am-4pm PH details
BMS 270 Advanced Topics in Pediatric Oncology Alejandro Sweet-Cordero Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:00-3:15p MB details (full)
BP 219/Biochem 210 Cellular Robotics Jennifer Fung Mon through Friday, 10:00a-12:00p MB CANCELED
BMI 219 Disparities in human genetic research and health care across people with different ancestries
Jeff Wall Mon, Wed, Fri, 10:00a-12:00p MB

details (full)

PSPG 219 Pharmacokinetic Modeling Course Rada Savic  Mon through Friday 1:00-3:00p MB details
NEUROSCI 219 Mood and Anxiety Circuits Mazen Kheirbek and Lisa Gunaydin Mon, Wed, Fri, 10:00a-12:00p  MB CANCELED

 

Module 2 (Monday, April 20 - Friday, May 8, 2020)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME COURSE DIRECTOR(S) DAYS/TIMES CAMPUS  
BMS 270/DSCB 270/Biochem 210 Mechanisms Underlying Morphological and Physiological Diversity in Evolution and Disease Licia Selleri, Alex Pollen ang Guo Huang Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:00-3:15p PH details
BMS 270 Features and Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases: Focus on data derived from studies in humans Lea Grinberg Mon and Thurs 9:00a-12:30p, Fri 9:00a-12:00p MB CANCELED
BMS 270 Translational Research in Neuro-Oncology Joanna Phillips Mon, Wed, Fri, 2:00p-4:00p MB details
BMS 270 iMicro Microbial Pathogenesis Suzanne Noble Mon through Fri, 9:30a-11:00a MB details
BMS 270 Tumor Immunogenomics & Tumor Microenvironment Melissa Reeves Mon, Tues, Thurs 1:00-3:15p PH details (full)
BMI 219 Deep Learning for Biological Research: Advanced Topics Mike Keiser Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00-12:00 - Tues, Thurs 1:00 - 3:00 MB details (full)
CCB 219 Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Al Burlingame Wed, Fri 1:00-3:00p MB details (full)
CCB219/Biochem 210/PSPG 219/BP219 Peer Review in the Life Sciences Jaime Fraser Mon, Thurs, Fri 3:00-5:00p MB details (full)
Biochem 210 Classic Papers on the Cytoskeleton Dyche Mullins Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00a-12:00p MB details
Biochem 210 Principles in Virology Raul Andino 2:00-4:00p MB details
BP 219/Biochem 210 Cryo-EM Adam Frost Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00a-1:00p MB CANCELED
PSPG 219 CRISPR Therapeutics Navneet Matharu Mon, Wed, Fri 1:30-4:00p MB details

 

Module 3 (Monday, May 11 - Friday, May 29, 2020*)

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME COURSE DIRECTOR(S) DAYS/TIMES CAMPUS  
BMS 270 Applied Biostatistics Adam Ferguson Mon, Tues, Fri, 1:00-3:15p MB details (full)
BMS 270/BMI 219 Computational Immunology Marina Sirota and Matt Spitzer Tues, Thurs, 2:00-5:00p MB details (full)
BMS 270/DSCB 270 Epigenetics of Development and Disease Daniel Lim Tues, Thurs Fri, 10:00a-12:15p PH details (full)
BMS 270 Current Approaches to Quantitative Proteomics in Biology Arun Wiita Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00a-12:00p MB

details (full)

BMS 270/BMI 219 Microbiomes Controversies Peter Turnbaugh and Suzanne Noble Mon through Fri, 3:00-5:00p PH CANCELED
BMS 270/DSCB 270 Vision Science Mini Course Deepak Lamba Mon, Wed, Fri, 5:00-7:15pm PH details
BMS 270/DSCB 270/Biochem 210 Vesicular Biology Robert Blelloch Mon, Tues, Fri, 2:00-4:00p PH CANCELED
Biochem 210/CCB 219 The Protein Homeostasis Network in Health and Disease Martin Kampmann and Jason Gestwicki Mon, Wed, Fri,  9:00a-12:00p MB details (full)
CCB 219 Drug Discovery  Michelle Arkin Mon, Wed, 1:00-4:00p MB details
Biochem 210 Classic Papers in Biology Bruce Alberts and Danica Fujimori May 13,18-22,26-29, 1:30-4:00p MB details (full)
Biochem 210/BMS 270/DSCB 270 The CRISPR Revolution Michael McManus, Joe Bondy-Denomy and Luke Gilbert Mon, Wed, Fri 3:00-5:00p MB details (full)
PSPG 219 Principles of Pharmacogenomics Nadav Ahituv  Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 9:00a-12:00p MB details
BP 219 Principles of structure determination by X-ray, CryoEM and Neutron diffraction and scattering Bob Stroud May 13-31, 1:00-4:00p MB CANCELED
NEUROSCI 219 Pathobiology of the Basal Ganglia Ken Nakamura and Philip Starr Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:00-11:00a MB CANCELED
NEUROSCI 219 Imaging for Neuroscience
Evan Feinberg and Michael Stryker Tue, Wed, Thurs, 1:00-3:00p MB details

*Monday, May 25 is a campus holiday.  Third module minicourses can schedule class sessions during the week of Monday, 6/1- Friday, 6/5/2020 if needed to make up for the missed day.