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  • BIO 114: Dinosaur Paleontology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory prerequisite: Entry level biology

    DEC: E SBC: SNW

    A study of paleontology that includes evolution of dinosaurs, their classification system, a study of the important dinosaur families, dinosaur behavior, ecology, current controversies, hot topics and the KT extinction. Dinosaur paleontology will also cover the excavation of dinosaurs and the colorful history of the 'dinosaur hunters.' This course will emphasize the science and research involved in studying dinosaurs. Using dinosaurs as a vehicle, students will be exposed to the scientific method of inquiry and will leave this course with a better understanding on how to evaluate science in the real world. Not for Biology major credit.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26428230Stuart PlotkinTues. & Thurs.09:30-12:55PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Synchronous Online

  • BIO 201: Organisms to Ecosystems

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: Level 4 or higher on the mathematics placement examination or Corequisite MAT 123 or h igher Advisory Prerequisite: High School Biology

    DEC: E SBC: SNW

    An introduction to the major concepts in evolution, ecology, and biodiversity at the genetic, organismal, community, and ecosystem levels. Topics are presented in relation to five overall themes: Nature and Process of Science, Evolution, Information Flow, Systems, and Structure-Function. This course has been designated as a High Demand/Controlled Access (HD/CA) course. Students registering for HD/CA courses for the first time will have priority to do so.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 1 Extended6514830John TrueFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 202: Molecular & Cellular Biology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in CHE 129 or CHE 131 or Corequisite CHE 152

    DEC: E SBC: STEM+

    The fundamentals of cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics. The biochemical and molecular bases of cell structure, energy metabolism, gene regulation, heredity, and development in living organisms from bacteria to man are discussed. This course has been designated as a High Demand/Controlled Access (HD/CA) course. Students registering for HD/CA courses for the first time will have priority to do so.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 1 Extended6514930Vitaly CitovskyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: ONLINE asynchronous course. Except for synchronous evening exams on 6/10, 6/24, 7/15; MUST HAVE internet, computer, webcam, microphone. SEE http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/biology-online/

  • BIO 203: Cellular and Organ Physiology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in CHE 129 or CHE 131 or Corequisite CHE 152 Pre- or Corequisite: MAT 125 or higher or AMS 151

    DEC: E SBC: STEM+

    The fundamentals of cell and organ physiology in mammalian and non-mammalian organisms. The structure and function of cell membranes and the physiology of cell to cell signaling, cellular respiration, and homeostasis of organs and organisms are examined with an emphasis on the comparative physiology of vertebrates and invertebrates. This course has been designated as a High Demand/Controlled Access (HD/CA) course. Students registering for HD/CA courses for the first time will have priority to do so.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16202030Robert WatsonMon., Weds., Thurs.09:30-11:45AMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Summer 2020 Synchronous Online Online assessment dates: 5/29, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 & 7/2 If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 211: Statistics and Data Analysis

    Undergraduate 4 credits

    Pre- or Corequisite: MAT 123 or higher, or level 4 or higher on the mathematics placement examinatio n. May not be taken by students with credit in AMS 110, 310, 311, 412, EBH 230, or ECO 320

    DEC: C SBC: STEM+

    A conceptually-focused introduction to probability and data analysis emphasizing statistical literacy and critical thinking. Topics will include probability, t-tests, chi-squared tests, correlation, regression, and Analysis of Variance, as well as special topics of interest to undergraduate Biology majors such as case-control studies and meta-analysis. This course includes a one-hour recitation in which students will do hands-on activities, discuss papers from the primary literature, and gain experience with data analysis. May not be taken by students with credit for AMS 110, 310, 311, 412, EBH 230, or ECO 320.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26432930Jose Moscoso NunezTues. & Thurs.01:00-04:20PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Summer 2020 Synchronous Online Online Final dates: 8/14-8/15

    Session 264330R30Jose Moscoso NunezTues. & Thurs.04:30-05:30PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Summer 2020 Synchronous Online Online Final dates: 8/14-8/15 If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 231: Cannabis-Hist, Cult, Sci, Med

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Advisory prerequisites: BIO 202

    SBC: STAS

    Provide a sound background in all aspects of cannabis, including the history of use worldwide, cannabis plant biology, the chemistry of cannabinoids and endocannabinoids, and the relationship to political, legal, and racism issues throughout history to the present. The purpose of this broad familiarization is to prepare students to contribute knowledgeably to the discussion and debate regarding the present and future uses of cannabis.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26586330Dale DeutschFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: ONLINE asynchronous course. Except for synchronous evening exams on 7/29, 8/12; MUST HAVE internet, computer, webcam, microphone. SEE http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/biology-online/

  • BIO 310: Cell Biology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: C or higher in BIO 202; C or higher in BIO 203; CHE 321 or CHE 331 or CHE 341

    The cell is studied as the unit of structure, biochemical activity, genetic control, and differentiation. The principles of biochemistry and genetics are applied to an understanding of nutrition, growth, and development.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 2 Extended6526130Susan ErsterFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: ONLINE asynchronous course. Except for synchronous evening exams on 7/7, 7/28, 8/11; MUST HAVE internet, computer, webcam, microphone. SEE http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/biology-online/

  • BIO 314: Cancer Biology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in BIO 202

    An examination of the biology of cancer. Emphasis is on molecular and cellular events, such as regulation of gene expression, genome maintenance, cell growth and death, differentiation, cell-cell recognition, signaling and homeostasis that are frequently disrupted in cancer. Recent advances in diagnosis and therapy will also be discussed.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 2 Extended6526230Susan ErsterFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: ONLINE asynchronous course. Except for synchronous evening exams on 7/9, 7/23, 8/13; MUST HAVE internet, computer, webcam, microphone. SEE http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/biology-online/

  • BIO 315: Microbiology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: C or higher in BIO 202 Advisory Pre- or Corequisite: BIO 201

    The organization, structure, energetics, and reproduction of microorganisms. Interactions of bacteria and viruses are discussed. This course does not include a laboratory component. Not for credit in addition to HBM 320. This course has been designated as a High Demand/Controlled Access (HD/CA) course. Students registering for HD/CA courses for the first time will have priority to do so.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16202130Sangeet HoneyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: Summer 2020 Online assessment dates: 6/15, 7/3 If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 316: Molecular Immunology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: BIO 202 and BIO 203 Pre- or corequisite: CHE 322 or CHE 326 or CHE 332

    Structure, function, and organization of the immune response at the molecular and cellular levels. Molecular mechanisms of immunological responses to microorganisms and various disease states are explored.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16230030Janet AndersenTues. & Thurs.05:30-08:55PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as BIO 316 and CEB 554. Synchronous Online If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu. Summer 2020 Online assessment dates: 6/10, 6/24, 7/3

  • BIO 320: General Genetics

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in BIO 202

    Integrates classical and molecular approaches to the transmission and expression of biological information. Topics include: Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance; linkage analysis; population genetics; DNA replication, mutation and recombination; gene expression and its regulation; current genetic technology; developmental and cancer genetics, quantitative and complex traits, and relevant ethical issues.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 1 Extended6514230Stefan TafrovFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 321: Ecological Genetics

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: C or higher in BIO 201 and C or higher in BIO 202 Advisory Pre- or Corequisite: BIO 351

    An introduction to the concepts, research questions, and methods involved in modern ecological genetics. The goal of the course is to provide a broad conceptual framework and an introduction to basic quantitative methods for students planning to engage in empirical work in conservation, management, ecology, and evolutionary biology. The course will cover basic Mendelian genetics, meiosis, and mating systems, standard population genetics methods for describing variation within and between populations, basic quantitative genetics, methods for molecular marker genotyping, informatic and genomic concepts, and organism-specific methods and case studies.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 2 Extended6541430John TrueFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed +
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    Note: Summer 2020 Online Exams: 7/15 6:30 - 8:30 pm & 8/12 6:30 - 8:30 pm If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 334: Principles of Neurobiology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in BIO 203

    The ionic basis of nerve potentials, the physiology of synapses, sense organs and effectors, and the integrative action of the nervous system are discussed.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26343930Robert WatsonMon. & Weds.01:30-04:55PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Synchronous Online Offered as BIO 334 and NEU 534. Summer 2020 Online assessment dates: 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12 If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 354: Evolution

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: C or higher in BIO 201 and BIO 202 Advisory pre- or corequisite: BIO 320 or 321

    A detailed discussion of the mechanisms of evolution, focusing on the ways in which genetic changes in populations lead to adaptation, speciation, and historical patterns of evolutionary change.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16230530David CharifsonFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Online Exams: June 12 & July 3 If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 358: Bio & Human Soc & Sex Behavior

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: U3 or U4 standing; and one of the following: BIO 101, BIO 115, BIO 201, BIO 202, or B IO 203

    DEC: H SBC: ESI; STAS

    Major features of human social and sexual behavior are examined from a biological perspective. Insights from ethology, evolutionary biology, and neurobiology are synthesized into a picture of human nature and behavior. Implications of this picture for human sexual and social behavior are considered. This course has been designated as a High Demand/Controlled Access (HD/CA) course. Students registering for HD/CA courses for the first time will have priority to do so.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 1 Extended6514430Paul BinghamFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: ONLINE asynchronous course. Except for synchronous evening exams on 6/16, 7/14; MUST HAVE internet, computer, webcam, microphone. SEE http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/biology-online/

  • BIO 361: Biochemistry I

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in BIO 202 and C or higher in CHE 322 or 332 or 326

    First course of an advanced two-semester study of the major chemical constituents of the cell, including carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Emphasis is on enzyme structure, enzyme kinetics, reaction mechanisms, and metabolic pathways.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 1 Extended6515530Sanford SimonFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: ONLINE asynchronous course. Except for synchronous evening exams on 6/9, 6/30, 7/16; MUST HAVE internet, computer, webcam, microphone. SEE http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/biology-online/

  • BIO 368: Food Microbiology

    Undergraduate 2 credits

    Prerequisite: C or higher in BIO 315

    This course is designed to give students an understanding of subtle relationship between food borne microorganisms and human health. Course will cover various topics focused on microorganisms involved in food processing, preservation, spoilage, and methods to control their growth in food items. The lectures will be presented based on textbook readings and current research articles and cover in depth the role of food borne microorganisms in illness as well health promotion. This course will serve as an upper-division elective for BIO majors.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26592430Sangeet HoneyFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Summer 2020 Online Quizzes: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9 & 8/14 Online Exams: 7/27 & 8/15 If you need permission to register, contact Lynette.Giordano@stonybrook.edu.

  • BIO 511: Topics Biotechnology

    Graduate 3 credits

    MAT Biology or MALS Program

    DEC: NSLS

    An introduction to the field of biotechnology. The course will survey the history of the development of genetic engineering, methodologies used in biotechnology, applications of biotechnology in medicine, agriculture and manufacturing, and the implications of these technologies for society. Intended for the students in the MAT Science and MALS programs. This course has an associated fee. Please see www.stonybrook.edu/course fees for more information. Offered Spring, 3 Credits, ABCF Grading

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 162416L30Kristen VadaszFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Meets with CEB 546

  • BIO 558: Biological Basis of Human Evol

    Graduate 3 credits

    A exploration of biological theories of human evolution, properties, and behavior. We build an understanding of evolution of complex organisms by natural selection, followed by the emergence of humans as a uniquiely complex species. Scientific hypothesis formation and testing using the extensive multidisciplinary empirical record of the 1.8 million years of human history is developed throughout. Implications of human evolutionary biology for contemporary social and sexual behavior are also investigated. This course is co-scheduled with BIO 558. Fall, Spring, and Summer

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    SPD Online65339S30Joanne SouzaFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as BIO 558 and CEB 553

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