Foundations in Biology for Biomedical Sciences I

This laboratory course is the first of the two semester sequence designed for students not majoring in Biology but interested in pursuing studies in biomedical areas through advanced Biology courses. This sequence serves as an introductions to fundamental biological concepts and the foundation for upper-level biology courses for such students. Both courses of the sequence focus on genetics, cell biology, and evolution and theor relation to human health. This course focuses more specifically on the molecular basis of variation and heredity and its evolutionary context.