MD Anderson Cancer Center - UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Courses Offered for Fall 2018

Course Schedules for Fall 2018

Registration Information

DEFINITIONS

Didactic course: A course that consists primarily of faculty-led lectures and discussions on related concepts.

Topics and Seminar courses: A course in which presentations and discussions of specialized topics are led by students, faculty and/or invited guests. The formats of these courses vary, so please check with the course coordinator for details.

GSBS Course List
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours Grading System Semester Frequency Category
GS01 1133 Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS14 1031 Advanced Seminar in Learning and Memory 1 Letter Grade All Semesters Annually Neuroscience
GS14 1072 Seminar in Molecular Neuroscience 2 Pass/Fail Spring Annually Neuroscience
GS11 1033 Quantitative Methods in Genetic Epidemiology 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS00 1514 Tutorial Research Experience 2 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS00 1530 Special Project: Research Variable (1-4) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS00 1620 Literature Survey Variable (1-2) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS00 1920 Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy Variable (1-9) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS00 1610 Special Project: Course Variable (1-4) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS00 1520 Research in Biomedical Sciences Variable (1-9) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS01 1813 Topics in Clinical Trials 3 Letter Grade Spring Odd Years Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS21 1131 Nano Course in Biomedical Sciences 1 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Other Course Offerings
GS00 1910 Thesis for Master of Science Variable (1-9) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS11 1174 Advanced Clinical Rotation in Genetic Counseling 4 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS04 1043 Molecular Principles of Virology 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS21 1153 Hypothesis Design and Scientific Writing 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Other Course Offerings
GS13 1063 Toxicology I Principles of Toxicology 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Pharmacology
GS14 1611 Current Topics in Neuroscience 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Neuroscience
GS12 1041 Seminars in Experimental Pathology 1 Letter Grade Spring and Fall Annually Physiology and Pathology
GS01 1023 Survival Analysis 3 Letter Grade Spring Odd Years Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS03 1021 Emerging Fields in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Translational Science and Molecular Medicine 1 Letter Grade Spring Annually Biochemistry
GS11 1053 Data Mining Methodology 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS13 1083 Toxicology II Toxic Agents 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Pharmacology
GS13 1111 Case Studies in Drug Development 2 Pass/Fail Spring Odd Years Pharmacology
GS14 1163 Neural Computation: Mathematics of Large Brain Networks and Their Functions 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Neuroscience
GS21 1132 Human Protocol Research 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Other Course Offerings
GS21 1622 Topics in Cancer Prevention 2 Pass/Fail Spring Odd Years Other Course Offerings
GS04 1073 Developmental Biology 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS00 1410 USMLE Exam Preparation New course - USMLE Exam Preparation Variable Credit (1-4) Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually General Faculty
GS14 1051 Seminar in Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 1 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Current Courses Offered Neuroscience
GS01 1013 Bayesian Data Analysis 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS04 1813 History of Biology and Cancer Science 3 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS02 1174 Introductory Diagnostic Imaging Rotation 4 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS21 1321 Seminar in Molecular Imaging: Design and Application of Targeted Agents New course - Seminar in Molecular Imaging: Design and Application of Targeted Agents 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Other Course Offerings
GS11 1073 Introduction to Genomics and Bioinformatics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Human Genetics
GS11 1103 Evolution of DNA and Protein Sequences 3 Letter Grade Fall Odd Years Human Genetics
GS13 1011 Computer-Aided Drug Design 1 Letter Grade Fall Annually Pharmacology
GS21 1111 Statistical Genetics Journal Club 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Other Course Offerings
GS14 1181 Graduate Neuroanatomy 1 Letter Grade Spring Annually Neuroscience
GS07 1011 Topics in Biodefense and Emerging Infections 1 Pass/Fail Fall Odd Years Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
GS12 1262 Cellular Basis of Cardiac Function 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Physiology and Pathology
GS21 1143 Oral Communication Skills for Scientists 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Other Course Offerings
GS12 1164 Human Pathobiology 4 Letter Grade Spring Annually Physiology and Pathology
GS04 1051 Fluorescence and Electron Microscopy: Imaging Cells and Molecules 1 Pass/Fail Spring Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS11 1642 Topics in Medical Genetics II 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS11 1142 Approaches to Genetic Counseling Research I 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS04 1022 Vascular Biology: Basic Science to Clinical Research 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS01 1083 Mathematical Statistics I 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS02 1083 Biological and Biophysical Principles of Molecular Imaging 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Medical Physics
GS01 1223 Practical Computational Genetics & Bioinformatics New course - Practical Computational Genetics & Bioinformatics 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS14 1024 Systems Neuroscience 4 Letter Grade Spring Annually Neuroscience
GS14 1081 Seminar in Neural Coding and Behavior 1 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Neuroscience
GS07 1741 Literature Survey in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
GS06 1611 Advanced Topics in Immunology 1 Pass/Fail Spring Annually Immunology
GS02 1114 Introduction to Medical Physics III: Therapy 4 Letter Grade Spring Annually Medical Physics
GS03 1011 Emerging Fields in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: RNA Biology 1 Letter Grade Spring Annually Biochemistry
GS04 1183 Molecular Methods and Bioinformatics 3 Letter Grade Spring Even Years Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS01 1173 Modern Multivariate Statistics and Applications 3 Letter Grade Spring Even Years Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS21 1613 Translational Cancer Research 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Other Course Offerings
GS21 1162 Effective Career Planning New course - Effective Career Planning 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Other Course Offerings
GS21 1112 Bio-behavioral Research Methods in Cancer Prevention and Addiction 2 Pass/Fail Spring Even Years Other Course Offerings
GS14 1173 Cognitive Neuroscience 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Neuroscience
GS11 1173 Introductory Clinical Rotation in Genetic Counseling 3 Pass/Fail Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS11 1093 Clinical Genetics in Epidemiology 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS11 1092 Genetic Epidemiology of Chronic Disease 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS11 1021 Psychosocial Genetic Counseling 1 Letter Grade Spring Annually Human Genetics
GS06 1013 Fundamental Immunology 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Immunology
GS04 1032 Molecular Epidemiology 2 Letter Grade Spring Even Years Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS02 1073 Fundamental Anatomy, Physiology, and Biology for Medical Physics II New course - Fundamental Anatomy, Physiology, and Biology for Medical Physics II 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Medical Physics
GS02 1053 Radiation Detection, Instrumentation, and Data Analysis 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Medical Physics
GS02 1011 Radiation-Induced Late Effects and Survivorship Journal Club 1 Pass/Fail Spring Annually Medical Physics
GS00 1020 Practicum in Teaching Variable (1-3) Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered General Faculty
GS00 1021 Special Project: Internship New course - Special Project: Internship 1 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Current Courses Offered General Faculty
GS21 1611 Topics in Molecular Medicine 1 Pass/Fail All Semesters Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS01 1033 Introduction to Biostatistics and Clinical Trials 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS02 1104 Introduction to Medical Physics II: Medical Imaging 4 Letter Grade Spring Annually Medical Physics
GS03 1023 Current Methods in Biochemistry and Cell Biology 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Biochemistry
GS04 1103 Principles of Therapeutics 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS07 1015 Microbial Genetics and Physiology 5 Letter Grade Spring Annually Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
GS12 1233 Integrative and Molecular Physiology 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Physiology and Pathology
GS13 1024 Molecular Basis of Cell Signaling 4 Letter Grade Spring Annually Pharmacology
GS14 1612 Biostatistics for Life Scientists 2 Letter Grade Spring Annually Neuroscience
GS04 1235 Basic and Translational Cancer Biology 5 Letter Grade Spring Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1253 Principles of Genetics and Epigenetics New course - Principles of Genetics and Epigenetics 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS21 1121 Resources and Methods for Analysis of Patient-Derived Samples 1 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Other Course Offerings
GS12 1442 Principles of Experimental Mouse Pathology 2 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Physiology and Pathology
GS21 1161 Critical Thinking in Science - Independent Project New course - Critical Thinking in Science - Independent Project 1 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Other Course Offerings
GS02 1032 Principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging 2 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Medical Physics
GS21 1142 Writing Scientific Research Articles for Publication 2 Pass/Fail Summer Session Annually Other Course Offerings
GS03 1111 Scientific Writing for Grant Proposals New course - Scientific Writing for Grant Proposals 1 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Biochemistry
GS02 1022 Special Radiation Treatment Procedures 2 Pass/Fail Summer Session Annually Medical Physics
GS02 1012 Physics of Positron Emission Tomography 2 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Medical Physics
GS14 1043 Experimental Analysis of Behavior 3 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Neuroscience
GS01 1031 Quantitative Sciences Student Seminar Series New course - Quantitative Sciences Student Seminar Series 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS01 1143 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS01 1041 Computational Approaches for Single-Cell Data Analysis New course - Computational Approaches for Single-Cell Data Analysis 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS01 1113 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS01 1233 GLM & Categorical Data Analysis New course - GLM & Categorical Data Analysis 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS01 1723 Biostatistics Consulting and Collaboration New course - Biostatistics Consulting and Collaboration 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS02 1052 Imaging Science New course - Imaging Science 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1062 Introduction to Clinical Medical Physics New course - Introduction to Clinical Medical Physics 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1063 Fundamental Anatomy, Physiology, and Biology for Medical Physics I New course - Fundamental Anatomy, Physiology, and Biology for Medical Physics I 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1202 Electronics for Medical Physicists 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS03 1711 Seminars in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Biochemistry
GS04 1072 Principles of Stem Cell Biology 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1081 Stem Cells in Biomedicine 1 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1213 Mechanisms in Cancer Therapeutics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1751 Design and Delivery of Advanced Research Seminar 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1811 G&E Scientific Writing 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS07 1092 Topics in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Current Courses Offered
GS07 1731 Seminar in Infectious Diseases 1 Pass/Fail Fall Even Years Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Current Courses Offered
GS07 1751 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Seminar Series 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Current Courses Offered
GS11 1011 Embryology 1 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1012 Cancer Genetics (Genetic Counseling) 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1013 Genetics and Human Disease 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1031 Contemporary Issues in Genetic Counseling 1 Letter Grade Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1082 Psychosocial Issues in Genetics 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1113 Introduction to Statistical Genetics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1132 Introduction to Genetic Counseling 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1172 Prenatal Genetic Counseling 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1622 Topics in Medical Genetics I 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS11 1711 Seminar in Genetics and Population Biology 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS12 1011 BCB Research in Progress 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Physiology and Pathology
GS12 1051 Seminars in Life Sciences 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Physiology and Pathology
GS14 1021 Current Topics in Neurobiology of Disease 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Neuroscience
GS14 1063 Molecular Neurobiology 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Neuroscience
GS21 1014 Design and Management of Clinical Trials 4 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1017 Foundations of Biomedical Research 7 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1018 Foundations of Biomedical Research for Quantitative Students 7 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1051 The Ethical Dimensions of the Biomedical Sciences 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1232 Translational Sciences: From Bedside to Bench and Back 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1331 Precision BioMedicine and Nanotechnology 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1341 Nano Course in Lymphatics in Health and Disease New course - Nano Course in Lymphatics in Health and Disease 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS14 1071 Translational Neuroscience New course - Translational Neuroscience 1 Pass/Fail Summer Session Annually Neuroscience
GS21 1152 Scientific Writing 2 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS04 1223 Fundamental Mechanisms of Cancer Development 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS21 1061 Critical Thinking in Science 1 Pass/Fail Summer Session Annually Other Course Offerings
GS06 1102 Emerging Concepts in Immunology 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Immunology
GS02 1072 Statistics for Medical Physicists New course - Statistics for Medical Physicists 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1093 Introduction to Medical Physics I: Basic Interactions 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1154 Introductory Radiation Therapy Physics Rotation 4 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1194 Introduction to Medical Physics IV: The Physics of Nuclear Medicine 4 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS02 1731 Medical Physics Seminar 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Medical Physics
GS11 1152 Approaches to Genetic Counseling Research II 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Human Genetics
GS14 1153 Theoretical Neuroscience: From Cells to Learning Systems 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Neuroscience
GS02 1133 Introduction to Radiation Protection 3 Letter Grade Summer Session Annually Medical Physics
GS21 1743 Cancer Research Administration and Management, Lap/Practicum New course - Cancer Research Administration and Management, Lap/Practicum 3 Letter Grade Spring and Fall Annually Other Course Offerings
GS21 1723 Cancer Research Administration and Management, Pre-Award New course - Cancer Research Administration and Management, Pre-Award 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS21 1733 Cancer Research Administration and Management, Post-Award New course - Cancer Research Administration and Management, Post-Award 3 Letter Grade Spring Annually Other Course Offerings
GS14 1143 Cellular Neurophysiology 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Neuroscience
GS04 1231 Advanced Topics in Epigenetics New course - Advanced Topics in Epigenetics 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1241 Advanced Topics in DNA Repair New course - Advanced Topics in DNA Repair 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS04 1251 Practical Bioinformatics New course - Practical Bioinformatics 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS01 1263 Bayesian Statistics New course - Bayesian Statistics 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
GS06 1132 Application of Tumor Immunology in the Clinical Setting 2 Letter Grade Fall Annually Immunology
GS04 1821 G&E Oral Scientific Presentations 1 Pass/Fail Spring and Fall Annually Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology
GS21 1301 Clinical Perspectives for a Basic Scientist New course - Clinical Perspectives for a Basic Scientist 1 Pass/Fail Summer Session Annually Other Course Offerings
GS21 1351 Nano course in Cardio-oncology New course - Nano course in Cardio-oncology 1 Pass/Fail Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Other Course Offerings
GS04 1093 The Biology of Cancer Metastasis 3 Letter Grade Fall Annually Current Courses Offered Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology