Course Catalog » Biomedical Sciences 225A

Subject: Biomedical Sciences
Course Number: 225A
Course Title: Investigating Human Biology and Disease
Units: 2.5
School: Graduate Division
Department: Biomedical Sciences Program

Course Description: This course aims to provide students with practical knowledge and experience in approaches and methods used in biomedical research. -Biostatistics & computational biology. Introduction to Unix/Python/R. Study designs, hypothesis testing, biostatistical & reproducibility analysis. -Practical selectives. Intended to provide a foundation for graduate students in methods used to understand human cells, tissues, & organs, and to illustrate how these methods illuminate physiology and pathobiology.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: Admission to UCSF Graduate Program or permission of instructor.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Workshop, Direct - Discussion, Student - Lecture, Student - Workshop, Student - Discussion

Instructor of Record: A. Ferguson
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No