[1-3-0] Selected topics in physiology emphasizing comparisons between diverse phylogenetic groups of animals. and Ph.D. degrees to students undertaking advanced study and research in cell and developmental biology. BIOL 200 (3) Fundamentals of Cell Biology Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion Lists: www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414. Animal systems viewed from a physicist’s perspective. Equivalency: PHYS 438 BIOL 433 (4) Plant Genetics BIOL 230 (3) Fundamentals of Ecology Students who complete the IB Diploma in English are required to achieve a minimum score of 3 in an IB Group 1 English course at either Standard or Higher Level. Prerequisite: BIOL 301 and one of MATH 101, MATH 103, MATH 105, MATH 121. BIOL 372 (3) Principles of Neurobiology II Applied Biology at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems is different from other biological sciences programs: you can customize it to learn about what’s most […] Here are some links to some important academic information and requirements specific to undergraduate degrees. BIOL 111 (3) Introduction to Modern Biology The results of the January applications will be communicated by the end of the month. [3-0-2] Past examples: Prerequisite: This course is restricted to students in one of these faculties: GRAD. 2. Restricted to Majors and Honours students in Biology. Covers evolutionary theory and its underlying genetic basis, basic cell biology, plant and animal nutrition, and energy acquisition. [2-3-0] We are always interested to hear from potential graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Prerequisite: BIOL 204 and one of BIOL 260, BIOL 361. IB Biology, IB Chemistry, or IB Physics; Grade 11/junior-level Chemistry; Grade 11/junior-level Physics (may be waived with grades of 5 in IB Chemistry and in your IB Mathematics course) Related courses. ________________________________________ One weekend field trip required. Work experience in an industrial research setting, taken during Summer Session (Terms 1 and 2) following third year. BIOL 405 (3) Marine Ecology – No longer offered APPLIED BIOLOGY In UBC’s Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology, you will explore the real-world application of the life sciences to the management of land, animals and food production. Analysis of cellular organelles and the intracellular traffic between them, concentrating on mammalian cell systems. English is the language of instruction at UBC. Mechanisms and regulation of functional processes contributing to the assimilation, transport and utilization of water, mineral nutrients and carbon by plants. Cellular, molecular and physiological aspects of nervous system development with applications to understanding adult nervous system function and neurological disorders. Prerequisite: BIOL 205. The historical development of recent discoveries in molecular biology with emphasis on bacteria and viruses and their interaction with humans. BIOL 421 (3) Plant-Microbe Interactions ________________________________________ BIOC 501A Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory BIOC 501B Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory BIOC 501C Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory BIOC 530 Seminar in Biochemistry – Mandatory for MSc grads. You’ll have a diverse range of courses to choose from, providing insight into the various sub-disciplines such as ecology, human biology, and animal physiology. BIOL 204 (4) Vertebrate Structure and Function Labs meet once a month. ________________________________________ Plant community ecology including a consideration of the major approaches to sampling, analyzing and interpreting vegetation patterns. The limited edition Birds of the UBC Okanagan Campus 2020 and Insects of the UBC Okanagan Campus 2020 wall calendars were created by a trio of camera-wielding biology professors. There are several honours degrees in Biology specializations as well, including. BIOL 448 (3-12) c Directed Studies in Biology. BIOL 420 (3) Ocean Conservation and Sustainability Interactions between insects and plants and the application of the principles of insect ecology to biological control of insects and weeds. There are numerous ways to meet the English Language Admission Standard. ________________________________________ Prerequisite: One of BIOL 340, BIOL 341 and one of BIOL 361, BIOL 362. Molecular mechanisms of plant responses to extreme environments. It provides an opportunity for graduate and post-doctoral trainees from the natural and health sciences to showcase, discuss, and celebrate their … ________________________________________ Offers a broad overview of biology with options to specialize in a sub-field for an Honours degree • Enhance your professional development with Co-Op, summer research opportunities and internships • Strong emphasis on laboratory work, hands-on field research trips, and undergraduate research. Anatomy, morphology and relationships of the ferns and fern-allies, with assessment of both fossil and extant taxa. Restricted to Honours students with permission of the Head of Botany and the Biotechnology Teaching Laboratory. ________________________________________ [3-0-0] Relationships between plants and their physical and biotic environment, including major models in plant ecology, plant population dynamics, competition, herbivory, and biodiversity. Prerequisite: BIOL 200 and BIOL 260 (Student can only receive credit for one of BIOL 361 or 370.) ________________________________________ Prerequisite: Either (a) BIOL 201 or (b) all of BIOL 200, BIOL 260 and one of BIOL 233, BIOL 234 Prerequisite: BIOL 455 Covers evolutionary theory and its underlying genetic basis, basic cell biology, plant and animal nutrition, and energy acquisition. (BIOL 457 is recommended.) ______________________________________ For General Inquiries contact the Biology Program Office: Tammy Tromba, Secretary Biol. [3-0-0] ________________________________________ [3-0-0] Ecology of populations, communities and ecosystems. If you filter by subject, leave the Faculty filter set to "- Any -". Experimental and comparative analysis of evolutionary processes, speciation, and phylogenetic patterns in plants. Introduction to fish diversity, with a focus on their phylogenetic interrelationships and the evolutionary, ecological, and biogeographic processes involved in generating patterns of fish biodiversity. BIOL 445 (3) Darwin’s Fishes (And fourth-year standing.) ________________________________________ This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. BIOL 429 (3) Algal Aquaculture – No longer offered [3-0-0] BIOL 456 (3) Comparative and Molecular Endocrinology Prerequisite: BIOL 230 and one of BIOL 300, STAT 200. Prerequisite: This course is restricted to students in one of these faculties: GRAD. for 2020W: BIOL 306, 326, 331, 337, 340, 341, 342, 351, 352, 363, 402, 403, 404, etc.) Summaries are provided below; additional information about the courses can be found here. BIOL 548 (1) Advanced Topics in Biology: Students can also take courses from SFU after completing the Western Deans’ Agreement form (contact program coordinator for more details). Prerequisite: Third-year standing. A colourful collection of photos showing the diversity of UBC Okanagan’s campus wildlife is back by popular demand — and now on sale. UBC Principal Investigators Only: 1 x 20 min online module followed by a quiz Staff, visiting research or student working under a Biosafety Permit who has not taken the course before and with access to or handling of risk group 1-3 biological materials: Biosafety for Study Team Members: Part 1: 9 x 15 minute online modules, each followed by a quiz [3-0-0] Prerequisite: One of BIOL 399, BIOL 498. Each student will be required to submit a plant collection. BIOL 464 (3) Animal Developmental Genetics Click on a subject code to drill down into the courses offered. Prerequisite: Either (a) BIOL 121 and one of MATH 101, MATH 103, MATH 105, MATH 121; or (b) SCIE 001. [2-2-0] Prerequisite: BIOL 200. ________________________________________ BIOL 331 is recommended. BIOL 441 (3) Cell Biology of Intracellular Trafficking Please consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion Lists: www.students.ubc.ca/calendar/index.cfm?tree=12,215,410,414. Introduction to the structure and function of the muscular system, metabolism, and energetics from a comparative perspective across vertebrates and invertebrates. Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 401 or BIOL 560. Statistical procedures for biological research; estimation, hypothesis testing, goodness of fit, analysis of variance and regression; use of computers for statistical analysis. Relates genetic and evolutionary concepts to humans. BIOL 306 (3) Advanced Ecology UBC students are able to visit the Beaty Biodiversity Museum for free. Equivalency: APBI 426. Labs meet once a month. Prerequisite: BIOL 121. Theoretical and applied limnology; ecology of inland water organisms in relation to physical, chemical and biological factors. BIOL 209: Non-vascular plants. Prerequisite: One of APBI 260, BIOL 230, FRST 201, GEOB 207. Corequisite: BIOL 433 is recommended. BIOL 437 (3) Laboratory in Animal Cell Molecular Biology Prerequisite: BIOL 200. Prerequisite: One of BIOL 121, SCIE 001 and either (a) CHEM 123 or (b) all of CHEM 111, CHEM 113. [3-0-0] ________________________________________ Current approaches in neurobiology, from the cellular to the behavioural level, are examined using representatives of vertebrate and invertebrate nervous systems. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine BIOC: Biochemistry BIOC 202 (3) Introductory Medical Biochemistry Introduction to proteins and enzymes, carbohydrate metabolism, and glucose homeostasis. Welcome to the Biology Program. The structure, biosynthesis, distribution and biological function of secondary plant metabolites. Control of gene expression in development; the genetic and physiological basis of epigenetic determination; inductive interactions. Graduate students receive degrees (Master's and PhD) as members of the UBC Institute of Applied Mathematics. BIOL 431 (3) Evolutionary Cell Biology UBC Life Sciences Institute Biology Course Calendar; Plant/Bio Courses; Facilities. Prerequisite: One of BIOL 121, SCIE 001. ________________________________________ Please click on a subject area below to view the courses that CTLT supports via distance learning. Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 201, BIOC 202, or BIOC 203. Isolation and identification of genes, analysis of gene structure; gene expression and its regulation in prokaryotes and in eukaryotes; developmental genetics. Ecological adaptation and evolutionary processes in contemporary populations; natural selection, variation, optimization, foraging theory, coevolution, arms races; life history theory, evolution of sex, sexual selection, evolution in managed populations. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. ________________________________________ (BIOL 325 is recommended.) (Permission of the department head is also required.) CHEM 233 is recommended. Prerequisite: BIOL 121. Prerequisite: BIOL 336. Prerequisite: All of BIOL 331, BIOL 335 and one of BIOL 201, BIOC 302, BIOC 303. [3-3-0] Lectures in organismic physiology with an emphasis on vertebrates. ________________________________________ [3-3-0] Vancouver, B.C. (or (c) 8 transfer credits of first-year biology; and third-year standing or higher in Combined Major in Science. Guided experimental investigations of biological questions. BIOL 498 (3) Co-operative Work Placement III [Links to website] Prerequisite: A course … Prerequisite: BIOL 200 and one of CHEM 233, CHEM 260; or BIOL 200 and a corequisite of CHEM 213; or a corequisite of either CHEM 313 or CHEM 330. BIOL 402 (3) Aquatic Ecology BIOL 560 (3) Theory of Adaptive Dynamics and Evolutionary Games It provides an opportunity for graduate and post-doctoral trainees from the natural and health sciences to showcase, discuss, and celebrate their … You’ll learn to analyze and interpret data, apply biological concepts, collect and observe data, conduct field and lab research, write technical reports, and to think analytically and critically. How genetic differences determine individual characteristics, and how they are inherited, analyzed, and modified. [3-2-0] [3-3*-0] BIOL 466 (3) Applied Biology of Fishes – Currently Inactive ________________________________________ Corequisite: BIOL 449. The CELL Program offers ‘Process’ courses, which focus on developing critical thinking abilities and communication skills, and ‘Content’ courses, which focus on the scientific fundamentals and methodologies of contemporary cell and developmental biology. 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