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GS21 1017 Foundations of Biomedical Research

  • Course Coordinator(s): Lorenz, Michael; Arur, Swathi
  • Semester: Fall
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 7
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites:


Lorenz, Michael; Arur, Swathi. Seven semester hours. Fall, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. For first-year GSBS students only (others by permission of instructor).

This course provides incoming graduate students with a broad overview of modern biomedical sciences, spanning historical perspectives to cutting-edge approaches. The course combines traditional didactic lectures and interactive critical thinking and problem-solving exercises to provide students with a strong background in fundamental graduate-level topics including genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, physiology, developmental biology, and biostatistics. This is the GSBS Core Course which fulfills the GSBS breadth requirement.

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