7.015 Introductory Biology


Class Info

Emphasizes the application of fundamental biological principles to trending topics in microbiology and immunology. Specific modules focus on antibiotic resistance, influenza, genome-wide association studies, biotechnology (such as genetically modified organisms and personal genomics), the microbiome, and diabetes. Includes discussion of the social and ethical issues surrounding modern biology. Limited to 60; admittance may be controlled by lottery.

This class has no prerequisites.

7.015 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by M. Laub and H. Ploegh.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in E25-111.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 7.015 was rated 6.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 7.015 Class Site site or on the 7.015 Stellar site.

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