Graduate Course Descriptions

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6448. Foundations of Biomedical Science I

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Encompasses topics considered fundamental to any student pursuing a Ph.D. in any Area of Concentration in the Biomedical Science Graduate Program. Combines an introduction to fundamental concepts along with a more in-depth analysis of the research that underlies some of these ideas. A variety of topics will be examined in approximately one-week modules that will include a basic, introductory one hour lecture on Mondays, a more in-depth discussion of one to two critical historical papers on an aspect of the topic on Wednesdays and then a small group discussion on a more modern paper related to the area on Fridays. Periodically, the course will include Consolidation weeks that discuss key methodologies in the context of new concepts or concepts previously discussed.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2019 13871 UConn Health Center In Person Chamberlain, Stormy
Cowan, Ann
Heinen, Christopher
F40 Reg Mo 9:00am‑10:00am
We 9:00am‑10:30am
Fr 9:00am‑11:00am
23/25 Graded Class will meet in classroom B9 on the following dates: 11/13, 11/15, and 11/17