Biological Clocks: How Organisms Keep Time

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. Recommended prerequisite: Math 112L or equivalent, and Biology 20, 21, 201L, or 203L. Instructor: Haase and staff
Curriculum Codes
  • NS
Typically Offered
Occasionally