SPRING 2012 Courses


Summer 2012 Courses Fall 2012 Courses

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Core Courses Electives
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Immunology & Microbiology Neuroscience
Genetics Molecular Cell Biology Physiology & Pharmacology

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Critical Dates
Rotation 3: January 9 - February 17
Rotation Presentations: February 21-24
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Tues., Feb. 21, 11:45, R3-265
Genetics-Wed., Feb. 22, 3:45, R2-265
Immunology & Microbiology-Thu., Feb. 23, 12:15, R2-265
Molecular Cell Biology- Wed., Feb. 29, 11:00, R5-265
Neuroscience-Monday, Feb. 20, 3:00, LG-101A (DeWeese Auditorium)
Physiology & Pharmacology-Thu., Feb. 23, 10:30, R5-265

Classes begin: January 9
Classes end: April 25

Module 1 = Monday, January 9 - Friday, February 10, 2012  (# class sessions:  14 MWF, 10 TTh)
Module 2 = Monday, February 13 - Friday, March 23, 2012  (# class sessions:  15 MWF, 10 TTh)
Module 3 = Monday, March 26 - Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (# class sessions:  14 MWF, 9 TTh)
Module 1-3 = all semester

Spring 2012 University Holidays: 
Monday, January 16, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
                                          Monday-Friday, Mar. 3-10, UF Spring Break
Exam Reading Days: 
Apr. 26-27
Final Exam Week:  Apr. 28-May 4


Core Courses

Contacts:  Teresa Richardson, R1-102, 273-8602, trichar@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days / Time / Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)

Note:  All first-year IDP students will be registered for the following courses:

GMS 7003 Responsible Conduct of Biomedical Research 1 Core 1-3 T 3:30-5:00 R3-265 Y W McCormack
GMS 6090 Journal Club 1       Y  
GMS 6090 Laboratory Rotation 1     1-3     Y   
Core Courses:
GMS 6009 Principles of Drug Action 3 Core 1-3 T Th 1:30-3:30 R5-265 Y B Law

GMS 6065

Fundamentals of Cancer Biology 3 Core  1-2 MW 8:30-10:25 101 CGRC Y D Siemann
GMS 6471 Fundamentals of Physiology & Functional Genomics I 1 Core 1 TTh 8:30-10:25 G111 Y H Kasahara

GMS 6021

Principles of Neuroscience I: Organization & Development of the Nervous System    (Requires permission of  instructor)

2 Module 1  T, Th
F
9:00-11:00
9:00-10:00
L1-101 Y S Semple-Rowland & M Sarkisian
GMS 6121 Infectious Disease   ModCore 4 Semester  1-3  MWF 9:35-10:25 R2-265 Y J Giron
GMS 6140 Principles of Immunology   ModCore 4 Semester 1-3 MWF
T
10:40-11:30
9:35-11:30
R2-265 Y W McCormack


Electives

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days / Time / Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)
                   
GMS 6841 Design and Analysis of Translational Research in Biomedical Sciences 2 Semester 1-3 W 3:00-4:55 pm G105
(1329 Bldg)
N Y Chi
PET 5936 Current Topics in Exercise and Sport Sciences:  Grant Writing / Professional Skills 3 Semester 1-3 M 3:00-6:00 1036 Weimer Hall N S Powers
GMS 6029 Write Club 2
(This is prerequisite for Write Club 1 in Fall; by permission of instructor only)
1 Elective 1-3 TBA TBA TBA N S Semple-Rowland

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Advanced Program (MSB)

Graduate Secretary:  Elise Feagle, R3-234, 392-6896, slide99@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days Time Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)
BCH 6875 Crystallography Journal Club 1 Journal
Club
1-3 M 3:00-3:50 R3-265 N R McKenna
BCH 6746

Structural Biology:  Macromolecular Structure Determination

1 Module 1 MTWF 10:40-11:30 R3-265 Y R McKenna
BCH 6747 Structural Biology / Adv. Physical Biochemistry: Spectroscopy & Hydrodynamics 1 Module 2 MTWF 10:40-11:30 R3-265 Y T Mareci
BCH 7515 Structural Biology:  Kinetics and Thermodynamics 1 Module 3 MTWF 10:40-11:30 R3-265 Y D Purich
BCH 6740 Physical Biochemistry/Structural Biology 
(same as BCH 6746+6747+7515 above)
requires permission of instructor
3 Semester  1-3 MTWF 10:40-11:30 R3-265 Y D Purich
BCH 6415 Advanced Molecular & Cell Biology 3 Semester 1-3 MWF 11:45-12:35 R3-265 Y T Yang
BCH 6878 Recent Advances in Cytoskeletal Processes 1 Journal
Club
1-3 Th 9:30-10:30  R3-265 Y D Purich
BCH 6936 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 T 11:45-12:35  R3-265 Y R McKenna
GMS 5905 Research Discussion 1 Seminar 1-3 T 4:00-5:00 TBA N P. Laipis
GMS 6195 Chromatin, Transcription & Epigenetics Journal Club (with MSG) 1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 CGR 351A M Kladde, T Yang & J Bungert
BCH 7414 Advanced Chromatin Structure 1 Module 3 T Th 12:50-2:45 CG-57 Y T Yang

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:

BCH 6876 Recent Advances in Membrane Biology  1 Journal
Club
1-3 M 11:45-12:35 LG-110 N S Frost & J Long
BCH 6877 Recent Advances in Structural Biology 1 Journal
Club
1-3 W 11:45-12:35 2205 NFB (New Physics Bldg) N A Edison
BCH 6107 Biophysical Techniques in Proteomics and Protein Science 1 Module 1 MWF 9:35-10:25 R3-265 Y R McKenna


Genetics Advanced Program (MSG)

Graduate Secretary:  Kris Minkoff, R2-220, 273-6380, kminkoff@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days Time Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)
GMS 5905 Recent Advances in Cancer Metastasis    Schedule 1 Module 3 M Th 2:00-4:00 CGRC 291 Y L Wu, J Lu
GMS 6034 Advanced Virology I, Genetics & RNA Viruses (with MSI) 1 Module 1

MWF

9:35-10:25 R2-265 N R Renne
GMS 6231 Genomics and Bioinformatics 3 Module 1-3

T

Th

11:45-1:40

11:45-12:35

CGR 451A/B N M Kirst
GMS 6195 Chromatin, Transcription & Epigenetics Journal Club (with MSG) 1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 CGR 351A M Kladde, T Yang & J Bungert
GMS 6221 Ethics in Genetics 1 Semester 1-3 W 12:50-1:40 CGR 351A N W Allen
GMS 6920 Genetics Colloquy/Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 4:00-5:00 R2-265 N M Wallace
GMS 6290

Genetics/Genomics Seminar

1

Semester 1-3 F TBA CGR 451A/B N W Vermerris & B Harfe
GMS 6232 Advanced Application of Bioinformatics in Genetic Research   Schedule

1

Module

2-3 Th 1:00-2:30 CGR 291 N A Riva & L Zhou
GMS 6011

Mouse Genetics  Schedule

(even-numbered years)

1 Module 1 T, Th 9:35-10:25 CGR-351 N L. McIntyre
GMS 6012 Human Genetics I
(even-numbered years)
1 Module 2 MW 2:30-4:00 R2-265 Y1 M Wallace
GMS 6013 Developmental Genetics (with MSM) 
(even-numbered years)
1 Module 3 TTh 10:00-11:30 CGR 236 Y2 B Harfe & M Cohn

GMS 6155

DNA Microarray Data Analysis

(even-numbered years)

1 Module 2 W 5:30-8:30 R2-265   H Baker

GMS 7191

MGM Research Conference

1 Module 1-3 T 4:00 CGRC 451A/B   H Baker

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:

GMS 6015 Human Genetics II
(odd
-numbered years)
1 Module 3 MW 10:30-11:45 R2-265    M Wallace


Immunology & Microbiology Advanced Program (MSI)

Graduate Secretary:  Kris Minkoff, R2-220, 273-6380, kminkoff@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days Time Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)
GMS 6121 Infectious Disease   ModCore 4 Semester  1-3  MWF 9:35-10:25 R2-265 Y J Giron
GMS 6140 Principles of Immunology   ModCore 4 Semester 1-3 MWF
T
10:40-11:30
9:35-11:30
R2-265 Y W McCormack
GMS 6121 Infectious Disease   ModCore 4 Semester  1-3  MWF 9:35-10:25 R4-265 Y J Giron
GMS 6140 Principles of Immunology   ModCore 4 Semester 1-3 MWF 10:40-11:30 R4-265 Y W McCormack
GMS 5905 Introduction to Phylodynamics: a Practical Approach to Molecular Phylogenetics of Pathogens (begins Jan. 23) 2 Semester 1-2 MW 10:00-12:30 EPI Y M Salemi
GMS 6034 Advanced Virology I, Genetics & RNA Viruses (with MSG) 1 Module 1 MWF 9:35-10:25 L3-101 N R Renne
GMS 6035 Advanced Virology II, RNA Viruses 1 Module 2

MWF

9:35-10:25 L3-101 N R Renne
GMS 6036 Advanced Virology III, DNA Viruses 1 Module 3 MWF 9:35-10:25 CGR 236 N R Renne
GMS 6198 Bacterial Pathogenesis Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 12:00-1:00 R2-265 N L Kesavalu
GMS 6196 Virology Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 M 12:00-1:00 R2-265 N D Bloom
GMS 6193 Oral Biology Research Conference 1 Seminar 1-3 M 11:45-12:45 TBA N J Brady
 GMS 6191 HIV and Human Immune Deficiency 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 3:00-4:30 CGR 291 N M Goodenow
GMS 6921 Immunology Journal Club 1 Journal Club  1-3 

Th

12:00-1:00  R2-265 Y L Chang
GMS 6040 Host-Pathogen Interactions
(offered in even-numbered years) Syllabus
1 Module 2 TTh 9:30-11:00 D9-11 N J Brady
VME 6464 Molecular Pathogenesis 3 Semester 1-3 T,F 8:00-9:30 V3-170 Y T Barbet & J Dame
VME 6934 Molecular Pathogenesis 1 1 Module 1 T,F 8:00-9:30 V3-170 Y T Barbet & J Dame
VME 6934 Molecular Pathogenesis 2 1 Module 2 T,F 8:00-9:30 V3-170 Y T Barbet & J Dame
VME 6934 Molecular Pathogenesis 3 1 Module 3 T,F 8:00-9:30 V3-170 Y T Barbet & J Dame
VME 6934 Current Topics in Microbial Pathogenesis 3 Semester 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 V3-170 Y D Allred

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:

GMS 6169 Anti-Microbial Strategies 1 Module 2 TTh 1:00-2:30 R5-265 N L Kesavalu


Molecular Cell Biology Advanced Program (MSM)

Graduate Secretary:  Kimberly Hodges, B1-03, 273-8473, kahodges@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days Time Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)
GMS 6421 Advanced Cell Biology 4 Semester 1-3 MW
F
9:35-10:25
9:35-11:30
TBA N S Narayan
GMS 6062 Protein Trafficking
(offered in even-numbered years)
1 Module 2  TTh 1:30-3:30 CG-57  Y J Aris
GMS 6063 Mechanisms of Aging 1 Module 2  TTh 1:30-3:30  DG-41 Y J Kim
GMS 6331 Stem Cell Biology 1 Module 1  MWF 12:50-1:40 CG-56 Y N Terada
GMS 6336 Advanced Stem Cell Biology - Regenerative Medicine 1 Module 2  MWF 12:50-1:40 CG-56  Y E Scott

GMS 6335

Advanced Stem Cell Biology - Translational Research and Clinical Applications
Class website  CANCELLED

1 Module 3  TTh 1:30-3:00 R4-265  Y C Cogle
GMS 6644 Apoptosis
(even-numbered years)
1 Module 2 M
W
9:00-10:30 (Mon) G110
(Wed) G112
N D Liao
GMS 6013 Developmental Genetics (with MSG) 
(even-numbered years)
1 Module 3 TTh 10:00-11:30 CGR 236 Y2 B Harfe & M Cohn
GMS 6690 Cancer Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 T
begins Jan. 17
10:15-11:15 CGRC 491 N M Zajac-Kaye
GMS 6690 Autophagy-Mechanism and Disease 1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 DG-41 Y W Dunn 
GMS 6690 Molecular Cell Biology Journal Club (MSM) 1 Journal Club

1-3

T 9:00-10:00 R5-265 Y M Boulton

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:

GMS 6061 The Nucleus
(odd-numbered years)
(minimum of 4 students required)
1 Module 2  T
Th
10:15-12:00 CGRC-391  Y A Ishov
GMS 6321 Cellular & Molecular Basis of Kidney Diseases 
(even-numbered years)
1 Module 3

MWF

9:00-10:00 D6-10 N M Hatch
GMS 6064 Tumor Biology
(odd-numbered years)
1 Module 3 MW
(1 F)
10:30-12:00 CG-57 Y1 S Narayan


Neuroscience Advanced Program (MSN)

Graduate Secretary:  BJ Streetman, L1-100, 294-0053, streetman@mbi.ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days Time Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)

GMS 6021

Principles of Neuroscience I: Organization & Development of the Nervous System

(Requires permission of  instructor)

2 Module 1  T, Th
F
9:00-11:00
9:00-10:00
L1-101 Y S Semple-Rowland & M Sarkisian

GMS 6022

Principles of Neuroscience II: Signaling In The Nervous System

(non-Neuroscience Students require permission of instructor)

2 Module 2

T, Th
F

1:00-3:00
9:00-10:00
L1-101 Y D Bucher & G Shaw

GMS 6023

Principles of Neuroscience III: Neural Integration & Control 2 Module 3 MWF 10:00-12:00 L1-101 Y P. Reier & D. Howland
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club:  Journal Club at Whitney Lab

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 TBA TBA Whitney Lab N B Battelle
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Behavioral Pharmacology

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 W
(first class on 1/18)  
9:00-10:00  LG-110B Y D Morgan
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Membrane Protein Trafficking

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 3:00-4:00 L1-101 Y H. Khoshbouei
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club:  Scientific Manuscripts and Presentations
(requires permissions of BJ Streetman) (will decide schedule at first meeting)

1 Journal Club 1-3 W 9:00-10:00 L1-101 N S Semple-Rowland
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Neurodegenerative Research: From Bench-to-Bedside
(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 T 4:30-5:30 BMS J480 Y S Dore
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Animal Models & Pathology of Neurological Disease(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 R4-133 Y Y Li
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Chemosensory Reception and Sensation

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 W 1:00-2:00 L1-101 Y C Dotson
GMS 6074 Comparative & Evolutionary Neurobiology
Open enrollment
3 Semester 1-3 T,Th 1:00-3:00   B2-028 Y G Shaw & R Reep
GMS 6791

Brain Journal Club: Visual Neuroscience
(Requires permission of  BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 T
1st class on 1/17/12
11:00-12:00 L1-101 Y

C. Smith

GMS 7794 Neuroscience Seminar 1 Seminar 1-3 F 12:00-1:00 LG101A N J. Streit
GMS 7794 Center for Smell and Taste Seminar Series 1 Seminar 1-3 Th
12:00-1:00 LG101A Y C Dotson
GMS 6792 Neuroscience Graduate Research Seminar 1 Semester 1-3 M 4:00-5:00 LG-110 A/B N J. Lewis

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:

GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Biomimetics & Tissue Neuroengineering

(Requires permission of  BJ Streetman)

1 Journal
Club
1-3 M 12:00-1:00 L1-101 N D Muir
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Neuropathology/ Neuroimmunology

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 T 9:00-10:00 L1-100B N J. Streit
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Neurobiology of Learning & Memory

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 M 1:00 - 2:00 L1-101  N
GMS 6029 Scientific Communication Workshop 1 Semester 1-3 TBA TBA Whitney Lab N B Battelle
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club:  Recent Breakthrough in Neuroscience

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 3:00 L1-101 N G Shaw
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Molecular Pathogenesis of Cerebrovascular Disease

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 W 4:30-5:30 L1-101 Y E Candelario-Jalil
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Pain

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 T 11:30-1:00 D11-11 N R. Yezierski
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club:  Electrophysiology at Whitney Lab

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 TBA TBA Whitney Lab N D Bucher, Kraus-Epley, P. Anderson
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club: Molecular Basis for Neurodegenerative Disease

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 W 3:00 - 4:00 L1-101  N
D Borchelt 
GMS 6029

Brain Journal Club:

Neuroimaging/ Neuroradiology

(requires permissions of BJ Streetman)

1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 4:00 TBA N S Blackband
GMS 6029 Write Club 2
(Prerequisite for Write Club 1 in Fall; by permission of instructor only)
1 Elective 1-3 TBA TBA TBA N S Semple-Rowland
GMS 6709 Current Topics in Vision
(minimum of 4 students required)
1 Module 2 M,W 2:00-4:00 L1-101 N C Smith
GMS 6079 Computers in Biology
(minimum 4 students required)
1 Module 3 F 1:00-4:00 L1-101
N
G Shaw
GMS 6080 Basic Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1 Module WF 11:00-1:00 L1-101 N S Blackband
GMS 6719 Fundamentals of Computational Neuroscience 2 Module 1-2

T,Th

1:55-2:45 L1-101 N J Sanchez
GMS 7795

Translational Rehabilitation Neuroscience

1 Semester 1-3 T

1:00-3:00

TBA

N

J Kleim 
GMS 6760

Comparative Biology of Cell Signaling
(need at least 4 students)

2 Module 3 M-F at the Whitney Lab Y B Battelle
GMS 6078 Synaptic Function and Plasticity (with MSN)
Minimum 4 students
1 Module  2 T,Th 10:00-12:00 R5-231

N

R Papke


Physiology & Pharmacology Advanced Program (MSP)

Graduate Secretaries:  Amy Davis, R5-234, 392-0663, aldavis@ufl.edu
                                  Robyn Edwards, M-556, 294-5064, redwards@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Days Time Room 1st
Year
Course
Director(s)
GMS 6413 Advances in Hypertension Research
(Requires permission of  instructor)
2 Semester 1-3 W 1:00-3:00 M559   C Baylis
GMS 6496 Recent Advances in Physiology 1 Module                 C Wood
GMS 6400C Principles of Physiology (course director permission required) same as GMS 6405+6406+6408+6411+6415 below 6 Module 2-3  M-F see syllabus  C1-15  Y B Stevens
GMS 6405 Fundamentals of Endocrine Physiology (see Principles of Physiology) 1 Module   M-F see syllabus C1-15  Y K Conrad
GMS 6406 Fundamentals of Pulmonary/Respiratory Physiology (see Principles of Physiology) 1     M-F see syllabus C1-15  Y P Sayeski
GMS 6408 Fundamentals of Renal Physiology (see Principles of Physiology) 1     M-F see syllabus C1-15  Y C Baylis
GMS 6411 Fundamentals of Cardiovascular Physiology (see Principles of Physiology) 1     M-F see syllabus C1-15  Y J Delp
GMS 6415 Fundamentals of Gastrointestinal Physiology (see Principles of Physiology) 1     M-F see syllabus C1-15  Y B Stevens
GMS 6472 Fundamentals of Physiology & Functional Genomics II 1 Module 2 TTh 8:30-10:25 G111 Y H Kasahara
GMS 6473 Fundamentals of Physiology & Functional Genomics III 1 Module 3 TTh 8:30-10:25 G111 Y H Kasahara
GMS 6491 Journal Club in Physiology 1 Journal Club  1-3 W 11:00-12:00 M-559 Y J Delp
GMS 6495 Seminar in Physiology 1 Seminar 1-3 M 4:00-5:00 R5-265 N J Delp
GMS 6590 Seminar in Pharmacology 1 Seminar 1-3 M 4:00-5:00

R5-265

N J Harrison
GMS 6009 Principles of Drug Action 3 Core 1-3 T Th 1:30-3:30 R5-265 Y B Law
GMS 6592 Ion Channels Journal Club:  Pharmacology, Biophysics & Excitable Membranes 1 Journal Club 1-3  Th 12:00-1:00   R5-231 N R Papke
GMS 7593 Special Topics in Pharmacology & Toxicology 3 Semester contact Course Director for more info
(this course runs Sept. thru Spring, but course registration is in the Spring)
N S Baker

Other courses NOT OFFERED IN SPRING 2012 but offered in other years:

GMS 6413 Current Opinion in Hypertension 1 Module 2-3 TTh 9:00-11:00  M-559  Y C Baylis
GMS 7593 Functional Genomic Applications in Pharmacology & Toxicology
(odd-numbered years)
2 Module 1-2 Th 1:00-3:30 R5-231 N K Shiverick
N Denslow
GMS 6078 Synaptic Function and Plasticity (with MSN)
Minimum 4 students
1 Module  2 T,Th 10:00-12:00 R5-231

N

R Papke

First-Year = Yes/No - whether 1st year IDP students are allowed to register
Time conflicts:  1IDP core course lectures (MWF 8:30-10:30am);  2IDP core course discussions (T,Th 9:35-10:25am); 
 

 
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