IBS - Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences

IBS 7015 Interdisciplinary Cell and Molecular Biology Cr. 7

Molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics with focus on structure and function of macromolecules, synthesis of macromolecules and their regulation, and genetics. In addition, cellular components, function, and regulation involved in fundamental processes, including: cell communication and signaling, intracellular protein targeting and trafficking, cell cycle, apoptosis, immunology, cancer, and differentiation. Particular emphasis on human health, disease, and aging. Offered Fall.

IBS 7030 Functional Genomics and Systems Biology Cr. 2

Exploration of several new technologies for determining gene function on a genome-wide scale and for integrating information into a systems-level view of biological processes. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7040 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7050 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7060 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7090 with a minimum grade of C)

Equivalent: MGG 7030

IBS 7050 Biomedical Neurobiology Cr. 2

Sensory, motor, and integration of nervous systems, including anatomic and cellular organization, systemic and cellular-molecular functions, and diseases. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C)

IBS 7090 Biomedical Immunology Cr. 2

Cellular-molecular and systemic functions, and diseases of the immune system. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C)

IBS 7100 Biomedical Neuropharmacology Cr. 2

General principles, including cellular and molecular basis of drug action with special emphasis on neuronal systems. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C)

IBS 7110 Introduction to the Business of Biotechnology Cr. 3

Insights into interface between science and business, during the translation of basic biomedical discoveries into commercial and clinical practice. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C)

IBS 7115 Special Topics in Biotechnology Commercialization Cr. 1

Designed to provide practical experience in defining the relationships between academic discovery science and business development, with a focus on best practices for presenting basic research-commercial products to external, interested individuals. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: BMS 7100, ; IBS 7110,

Equivalent: BMS 7115

IBS 7130 Systems Neuroscience: Structure and Function of the Nervous System Cr. 2

Basic principles of neural science through examination of structure and function of the major physiological systems within the brain and spinal cord. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C) OR (IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C)

IBS 7140 Foundations of Computational Biology Cr. 3

Introduction to basic concepts of linear algebra and their application to biomedical research data analysis. MATLAB programs are introduced and employed as the tool for practical implementation of computational methods. Offered Fall.

Equivalent: BMB 7140

IBS 7330 Advanced Molecular Biology Cr. 2

Modern topics in biochemistry, including nucleic acid dynamics, genomic structure, DNA replication and repair, transcription, RNA processing, translation and protein synthesis. Offered Winter.