BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS

BIOLOGY 218

From sleep/wake cycles to flower opening to cell division and malaria infections; all organisms and cells display rhythmic behaviors. Course will focus on genetic and molecular networks that comprise clocks regulating cell division and circadian rhythms. Quantitative aspects clock networks will be examined from the perspective of data analysis and dynamical models. Class will include lectures, primary literature readings, and in-class projects. Instructor: Haase and Harer

Prerequisites: Math 112L or equivalent, and Biology 20 or Biology 201L.
Location: 
French Sci 4233
Instructor: 
Haase, Steven