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Putting your coursework together

You will complete the coursework that is prescribed by your degree granting program and be able to take advantage of the built in flexibility of the integrated common core and distinctive seminar schedules. The table below illustrates how the coursework can fit together and leave plenty of time for your research.

Fall 2017 - Courses for planning1

The IID program is a joint program between Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology (VMP) and the School for Global Animal Health (SGAH).

TimeMondayTuesday 2WednesdayThursday 2Friday
7:10 AM
8:10 AM
9:10 AM563 Deconstruction of Research563 Deconstruction of Research
10:10 AM
11:10 AM
12:10 PM555
1:10 PM
2:10 PM
3:10 PM
4:10 PM
5:10 PM


Cross listed (NEUROSCI)

  • 563 Deconstruction of Research
    • Deconstruction of Research is based on the premise that construction of new scientific knowledge builds from a foundation of primary evidence that requires critical evaluation through active analysis and productive discourse. Students will learn and understand the nature and development of scientific knowledge transmitted through oral and written avenues. Students will learn the necessary skills required for critical analysis of general concepts no matter how familiar or unfamiliar the topic.

VET_PATH

  • 544 Immunopathology
  • 555 Research in Progress Seminar

Fall 2017 - Courses for planning1

TimeMondayTuesday 2WednesdayThursday 2Friday
7:10 AM
8:10 AM540
9:10 AM540563 Deconstruction of Research563 Deconstruction of Research540
10:10 AM542542542
11:10 AM
12:10 PM
1:10 PM
2:10 PM592
3:10 PM
4:10 PM
5:10 PM


Neuroscience (NEUROSCI)

540 Special Topics in Integrative Neuroscience

  • Introduction to Neuroanatomy (weeks 1-5)
    • This course will provide graduate students with a high-level overview of nervous system anatomy seen through the lens of modern imaging, tract-tracing and functional techniques. Readings of the primary literature and discussions will reinforce the importance of understanding neuroanatomy in the greater context of neuroscience. Dr. Heiko Jansen
  • Synaptic Plasticity (weeks 6-10)
    • The primary objective of the course is to provide an in depth examination of the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying synaptic transmission, with a particular emphasis on synaptic plasticity. The course will be composed of didactic lectures, readings from the primary literature and student led discussions.  Dr. Suzy Appleyard
  • Sensory/Pain: Chronic Pain (weeks 11-15)
    • In this course we will read and discuss research papers dealing with current approaches to treatment of chronic pain, why such approaches are not therapeutically optimal, and what are the implications of new knowledge to future therapies for chronic pain. Dr. Raymond Quock
  • 542 Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience
    • Classical Membrane Biophysics (weeks 1-5)
      • This course will provide an introduction to how excitable cells of the nervous system (neurons) use membrane transporters and ion channels to generate a membrane potential, generate and sculpt electrical currents, fire action potentials, and communicate with each other via synapses. The course will then explore how these processes integrate and interact with the structure of neurons and glial cells to form a functional nervous system. The course will also explore the various tools and techniques that are currently used to study such processes. Dr. David Rossi
    • Pharmacology:  Receptor Analysis (weeks 6-10)
      • This course covers classical biochemical analysis of drug-receptor interactions and how such an analytical approach can help understand the mechanisms by which drugs induce receptor proteins to activate cellular signaling pathways. In addition, more modern molecular pharmacology concepts such as allosteric modulation, inverse agonism, and bitopic ligands, are discussed. Dr. Steve Simasko
    • Alcohol & Alcoholism (weeks 11-15)
      • The course will focus on the impact of alcohol exposure at the cellular/biochemical, physiological, and systems level as well as on the neurobiological mechanisms involved in alcohol use disorders. Dr. Ryan McLaughlin
  • 563 Deconstruction of Research
    • Deconstruction of Research is based on the premise that construction of new scientific knowledge builds from a foundation of primary evidence that requires critical evaluation through active analysis and productive discourse. Students will learn and understand the nature and development of scientific knowledge transmitted through oral and written avenues. Students will learn the necessary skills required for critical analysis of general concepts no matter how familiar or unfamiliar the topic.
  • 592 Research Writing and Seminar

Fall 2017 - Courses for planning1

TimeMondayTuesday 2WednesdayThursday 2Friday
7:10 AM
8:10 AM
9:10 AM503563 Deconstruction of Research503563 Deconstruction of Research503
10:10 AM540540540
11:10 AM513513513
12:10 PM
1:10 PM
2:10 PM
3:10 PM
4:10 PM548578578
5:10 PM


Molecular Biosciences (MBIOS)

  • 503 Advanced Molecular Biology I
  • 513 General Biochemistry
  • 548 Selected Topics in Immunology & Virology
  • 563 Deconstruction of Research
    • Deconstruction of Research is based on the premise that construction of new scientific knowledge builds from a foundation of primary evidence that requires critical evaluation through active analysis and productive discourse. Students will learn and understand the nature and development of scientific knowledge transmitted through oral and written avenues. Students will learn the necessary skills required for critical analysis of general concepts no matter how familiar or unfamiliar the topic.
  • 578 Bioinformatics
  • 579 Molecular Biosciences Seminar
Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program Handbook & Students Learning Outcomes

Fall 2017 - Courses for planning1

TimeMondayTuesday 2WednesdayThursday 2Friday
7:10 AM
8:10 AM
9:10 AM563 Deconstruction of Research563 Deconstruction of Research
10:10 AM
11:10 AM
12:10 PM
1:10 PM
2:10 PM
3:10 PM
4:10 PM
5:10 PM


Cross listed (NEUROSCI)

  • 563 Deconstruction of Research
    • Deconstruction of Research is based on the premise that construction of new scientific knowledge builds from a foundation of primary evidence that requires critical evaluation through active analysis and productive discourse. Students will learn and understand the nature and development of scientific knowledge transmitted through oral and written avenues. Students will learn the necessary skills required for critical analysis of general concepts no matter how familiar or unfamiliar the topic.

VET_CLIN

  • 565 Oncology Journal Seminar
  • 570 Special Topics
  • 574 Cardiology Special Topics
  • 577 Applied Veterinary Physiology I
  • 580 Advanced Clinical Pathology
  • 582 Seminar in Clinical Medicine
  • 584 Comparative Theriogenology
  • 585 Selected Topics in Advanced Clinical Neurology
  • 587 Hospital Rotation
  • 589 Advanced Clinical Veterinary Medicine
  • 590 Special Topics in Equine Medicine
  • 591 Advanced Clinical Diagnosis
  • 593 Anesthesia Seminar
  • 596 Advanced Radiology
  • 598 Surgery Residents Seminar
1 Current students should consult with the department for advising and for the Graduate Student Handbook.
2 Tuesday & Thursday courses are generally 75 minutes long. See schedule of courses for times
For a complete list of courses and descriptions offered by term, see the schedule of courses. For a complete list of courses, see the University Catalog.