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  USF :: Department of Biology
Division of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology
The faculty is organized into the Division of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology and the Division of Integrative Biology.
The Graduate Office for the Divison of Integrative Biology office is housed in the Science Center (SCA 112C) and the Graduate Office for the Division of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology is in the Bio-science Building (BSF 221).
www.cas.usf.edu /biology   (501 words)

 Brown University Division of Biology and Medicine
Brown University's Division of Biology and Medicine comprises the Program in Biology, the Medical School, and the Program in Public Health.
The Division is home to five basic biology departments offering undergraduate and graduate courses, 14 clinical departments, and two hybrid departments (with both clinical and campus-based faculty).
The Division of Biology and Medicine is the administrative home for faculty whose primary roles are in research, education, or clinical care in the domains of biology, medical science, and public health.
biomed.brown.edu   (136 words)

  Santa Clara University - College of Arts and Sciences - Biology - course descriptions
This course is designed to present the basic biology of cancer: how DNA is damaged and either repaired or mutated; how several mutations in a cell can give rise to a benign tumor; how a benign tumor becomes malignant; and how it ultimately invades other tissues and spreads throughout the body.
An introduction to the biology of microorganisms, with emphasis on the molecular and cellular biology of bacteria, the diversity of microbial life, and the roles of microorganisms in human health and disease.
Students who have completed Biology 25 are welcome to attend and participate in the discussion of these topics but may not take the course for credit until they have completed one of the prerequisites.
www.scu.edu /cas/biology/academicprograms/course-descriptions.cfm   (2815 words)

  Division (biology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In biology, the equivalent of a phylum in the plant or fungi kingdom is called a division.
The main plant divisions, in the order in which they probably evolved, are the mosses (Division Bryophyta), the ferns (Division Filicophyta), the horsetails (Division Sphenophyta), the Cycads (Division Cycadophyta), the Ginkgo (Division Ginkgophyta), the conifers (Division Pinophyta), the Gnetophytes (Division Gnetophyta), and the angiosperms (Division Anthophyta).
Angiosperms are the flowering plants that now dominate the plant world (80% of all vascular plants are angiosperms).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Division_(biology)   (126 words)

 MSB Division of Birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Museum of Southwestern Biology Division of Birds seeks to maximize its potential and function as a teaching and research resource for all interested researchers.
The Division of Birds serves as a repository for materials documenting the distribution of and research on birds of New Mexico and the Southwest, and serves as a resource for these materials for the ornithological community.
Division staff and visitors have the responsibility to ensure that the collections are protected and preserved.
biology.unm.edu /biology/msb_birds/bird.htm   (1508 words)

 Centrioles - Counter Of Life
Experiments of recent years proved that the number of divisions allowed for the cell does not depend on the length of end sections of its chromosomes, telomer.
Therefore, ageing factors should be contained in cytoplasm, and if we recall that the age of cells is determined not by the time but by the number of cellular divisions, and the division process is directly connected with centrioles, then centrioles in particular are most logical to be considered the clock measuring cellular life.
According to Georgian researchers' hypothesis, the cells initially devoid of centrioles and cytoskeleton, or the cells where these structures appeared for the first time, cannot count their divisions and therefore are, firstly, immortal, and secondly, not specialized.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=38965&nfid=crss   (670 words)

 Biology 1997-98 General Catalog
Principles of biology applying to all organisms, including cell structure, membrane transport, energy metabolism, cell division, -classical and molecular genetics, recombinant DNA, population genetics, mechanisms of evolution, and the basis of classification.
Prerequisite: Biology 350 or 352 or 354 or 356 or 366.
Prerequisites: Biology 215, and 350 or 352 or 354 or 467.
coursecat.sdsu.edu /9798/BIOL9.html   (3587 words)

 SICB Division of Evolutionary Developmental Biology - newsletter 04-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The new division held its organizational meeting at the 2000 SICB Annual Meeting in Atlanta, with an excellent and enthusiastic turnout.
The first, co-sponsored with the Division of Developmental and Cell Biology, was entitled "Hox Genes and the Evolution of Morphology," and the second was "Evolutionary Developmental Biology: Problems, Paradigms, and Prospects." Both featured an outstanding slate of internationally recognized speakers.
The division is the first formal union of researchers in the field and will have to play a pivotal role in the process of defining the identity of the discipline.
www.sicb.org /newsletters/nl04-2000/dedb.php3   (2384 words)

 About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Biology graduates are prepared to enter the job market in a variety of careers, including government agencies, park service, biological research, teaching, and medical technology.
The biology curriculum, supported by physical sciences and mathematics, is designed to provide students with a strong background in the principles of biology and rigorous upper-division instruction.
An introduction to the unifying principles of biology, to all kingdoms of living organisms, to evolution, genetics and ecology, and to the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the fundamental processes of life.
www.sonoma.edu /Biology/programs.html   (2315 words)

 Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A biology major is prepared for employment and for further education in graduate or professional schools (medical, dental, physical therapy, pharmacology, etc.).
Biology faculty have participated in discussions and presentation on college science teaching and undergraduate research at the national and international levels.
JU biology majors are required to take the introductory sequence of courses that include Botany, Zoology, Introduction to Cellular, Genetic and Molecular Biology, and Oral Communication in the Biological Sciences.
www.ju.edu /academics/undergrad_biology.asp   (1001 words)

 Biological Science
The Division of Natural Sciences is committed to promoting intellectual, spiritual and professional development, striving to enhance the quality of life through the advancement of knowledge in the natural sciences.
Biology courses are offered to serve the needs of students in major and minor fields as well as students in allied health and professional majors.
This laboratory is co-requisite to BIOL 103 Introduction to Biology.
www.mobap.edu /academics/divisions/natsci/biology.asp   (1875 words)

 Biology - Degrees
Molecular biology combines the knowledge and techniques of genetics, cell biology and biochemistry, forming a basis for in-depth inquiry into all aspects of biology.
Among these areas are ecologically oriented field studies in aquatic, terrestrial, and marine environments; molecular, cellular, and developmental biology of plants, animals, and microbes; physiology of microbes, plants, and animals; entomology; microbiology; parasitology; botany; zoology; systematics; animal behavior.
Classified standing must be attained no later than the semester in which a student completes 10 units, including transfer and postbaccalaureate credit, to be used toward the master's degree; students should attempt to obtain classified graduate standing as early as possible in their graduate careers to avoid possible loss of units.
www-catalog.admin.csufresno.edu /old/bioldgr.html   (4354 words)

 OSEL - Science and Engineering Division of Biology
In support of this mission the Division of Biology is responsible for conducting research investigating the health effects associated with the use of medical and radiation emitting devices.
The division of biology also performs biological risk assessments investigating the potential adverse effects of medical devices, including leachable and wear debris compounds, and ionizing and non ionizing radiation exposure.
Division of Biology staff provide support to other parts of the center by providing expertise in complex device reviews, development of consensus standards and regulatory guidance documents.
www.fda.gov /cdrh/osel/divisions/db.html   (169 words)

 Augsburg - Biology
GPA of 3.50 in biology and 3.00 overall, one course of approved independent study (Bio 499) with both oral and poster presentation and written report.
A GPA of 2.00 for BIO 151, 152, and 253 is a prerequisite for enrollment in upper division biology courses.
Membership in the Augsburg Chapter of this national biology honor society is open to those students who have completed at least one upper division biology course and have a GPA of 3.00 in biology.
www.augsburg.edu /biology/degree.html   (566 words)

 Oglethorpe University : Academics : Undergraduate : Division Iii : Biology
The curriculum in biology provides a foundation in both classical and contemporary biological concepts and prepares the student for continuing intellectual growth and professional development in the life sciences.
Additionally, Biology Seminar I: Oral Presentations, Biology Seminar II: Biological Literature, General Chemistry I and II (with laboratories), Organic Chemistry I (with laboratory); either Organic Chemistry II (with laboratory) or Elementary Quantitative Analysis (with laboratory); General Physics I and II (with laboratories); and Statistics must be completed.
An introduction to the biology of viruses, bacteria, algae, and fungi.
www.oglethorpe.edu /academics/undergraduate/division_iii/biology.asp   (1630 words)

 Alfred University : College of Liberal Arts and Sciences : Biology
Biology is the study of life and living things from individual cells to complex organisms and ecosystems.
The Division consists of six full-time faculty members, each with a different area of expertise, which is readily shared with students through active research projects.
The Biology major at AU can prepare you for post-graduate study in health-related professions; graduate study in numerous biological disciplines from biotechnology to ecology; as well as for career opportunities such as secondary education and research.
las.alfred.edu /biology   (293 words)

 Biology Division - Graduate Studies in Biology
Graduate research leading to the Ph.D. degree is chiefly in the following fields: biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, structural biology, neurobiology, and virology.
The programs in cellular, molecular, and developmental biology are based upon approaches derived from biochemistry, biophysics, and genetics that offer new possibilities for expanded insight into long-standing problems.
Neurobiology is a major area of emphasis within the Division of Biology.
biology.caltech.edu /graduate_program   (189 words)

 USF General Catalog Template
Within the Biology major, curricula are available that satisfy requirements for admission to professional schools and graduate programs.
Introduction to the principles and concepts of biology with emphasis on molecular biology and cell physiology.
Introduction to the principles and concepts of biology with emphasis on biological diversity, organismal biology and ecology.
www.usfca.edu /schedules/gen_cat.html   (1454 words)

 Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Biology majors wishing to tailor their undergraduate biology degree to meet their future interests or employment may pursue one of the following option areas as part of their degree program.
Most option areas have the same core requirements as the biology degree and primarily specialize within the 20 credits of upper division biology electives required for the degree (see #4 under Requirements for Major).
The exception is the Biomedical Science option, which has modified core, upper division elective, mathematics, and physical science requirements designed to better prepare these students for their future courses of study.
www.sou.edu /cgi/deptcat3.cgi?dept=BIO   (3656 words)

Biology is the broadly based study of living organisms and has become an increasingly dynamic and wide-ranging discipline.
Biology is often interdisciplinary in nature and may involve aspects of biochemistry, botany, genetics, microbiology, zoology, and many other natural sciences.
However, physics is not required and the remaining 36 upper division elective credits may be chosen from any biology course or any courses on the electives lists from the six options for the BS degree.
www.washington.edu /students/gencat/academic/biology.html   (1312 words)

 Department of Biology - 2004-2006 UT Tyler Catalog
The curriculum in biology is balanced between the scientific preparation to enter such fields as medicine, biotechnology, environmental science, teaching and postgraduate work in biology and the liberal arts preparation of a well-educated citizen.
Students desiring a major in biology are expected to have a strong high school background in science and mathematics as well as to have good writing skills.
Students may not use as part of the degree requirements a biology lecture course without the corresponding laboratory course (if one is available for that course) or a laboratory course without the corresponding lecture course, unless otherwise stated in the course description.
www.uttyler.edu /catalog/04-06/undergrad/biology.html   (798 words)

 Biological Sciences Department
Biology is the branch of science concerned with the study of life.
A total of 120 units, including general education, 43 units in biology courses (20 units in the core and 23 units of upper-division electives constituting one of the concentrations described below), and 30 units of supporting courses in physical sciences and mathematics is required for completion of the B.S. in Biological Science.
The concentration consists of 23 units of upper-division biology electives, of which at least 5 units must be laboratory- or field-based activities, at least 6 units must be 400-level biology courses, and at least 2 units must be a capstone course.
www.fullerton.edu /catalog/academic_departments/biol.asp   (6075 words)

 NCWC: Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In addition to usual degree requirements, biology majors are encouraged to become actively involved in research by taking independent studies courses from individual faculty members.
Biology is for those students interested in biotechnology, pharmacology, forensic science, natural history, research, teaching or applying for admission to graduate school in the biological sciences.
Students seeking state teaching licensure should consult with the Education Division faculty early in their collegiate studies to determine which courses are required for State of North Carolina licensure in biology.
www.ncwc.edu /academic_programs/MathScience/biology.htm   (475 words)

The Biology Major emphasizes breadth of experience but it also allows students to pursue their own areas of interest within the field of biology.
Fundamental concepts in the biology of inheritance are developed with emphasis on scientific problem-solving--collection, analysis, and interpretation of genetic data.
The study of organic evolution as an organizing principle of biology, including a synthesis of principles of population genetics, paleontology, ecology, and molecular, developmental and organismal biology.
www.albertson.edu /media/catalog/archive/2003/biology.htm   (1571 words)

 Biological Sciences, Division of
The division will accept petitions from students to remain in the major with less than the required GPA or course work, and the success of such petitions will be evaluated based upon academic promise that is not reflected in the GPA.
Because biology is a popular major, enrollment in some lower-division and upper-division biology courses is limited to biology majors, and those majors for which biology courses are required for graduation.
Students in any one of the eight biology major programs who have a 3.7 grade-point average or above in upper-division science courses, the biology major, and overall UC at the end of their junior year are eligible to undertake the honors thesis.
www.ucsd.edu /catalog/curric/BIOL.html   (7953 words)

 Brown Medical School - Division of Biology and Medicine
Brown University's Division of Biology and Medicine is led by the dean of medicine and biological sciences, and comprises the Program in Biology, the Medical School, and the Program in Public Health.
The Division of Biology and Medicine and Brown Medical School are the administrative home for faculty whose primary roles are in research, education or clinical care related to the domains of biology, medical science, and public health.
The Division and its affiliated hospitals are now ranked 40th among medical schools in NIH dollars; as of June 30, 2003, total external funding was $130 million.
bms.brown.edu /about/division.html   (217 words)

 Biology Division - Division Faculty
Bren Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience; Professor of Biology
Mayo, Stephen L. Professor of Biology and Chemistry; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Executive Officer for Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Division of Biology, MC 156-29, Pasadena, CA 91125
www.biology.caltech.edu /faculty   (535 words)

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