3 Classes (36 Units)5.64[J] (12), 9.26 (12), 24.912[J] (12)
5.64[J] Frontiers of Interdisciplinary Science in Human Health and Disease
Introduces major principles, concepts, and clinical applications of biophysics, biophysical chemistry, and systems biology. Emphasizes biological macromolecular interactions, biochemical reaction dynamics, and genomics. Discusses current technological frontiers and areas of active research at the interface of basic and clinical science. Provides integrated, interdisciplinary training and core experimental and computational methods in molecular biochemistry and genomics.
5.64[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by A. Shalek.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
9.26 Principles and Applications of Genetic Engineering for Biotechnology and Neuroscience
Covers principles underlying current and future genetic engineering approaches, ranging from single cellular organisms to whole animals. Focuses on development and invention of technologies for engineering biological systems at the genomic level, and applications of engineered biological systems for medical and biotechnological needs, with particular emphasis on genetic manipulation of the nervous system. Design projects by students.
9.26 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by F. Zhang.
Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Fridays in 4-251.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
24.912[J] Black Matters: Introduction to Black Studies
Interdisciplinary survey of people of African descent that draws on the overlapping approaches of history, literature, anthropology, legal studies, media studies, performance, linguistics, and creative writing. Connects the experiences of African-Americans and of other American minorities, focusing on social, political, and cultural histories, and on linguistic patterns. Includes lectures, discussions, workshops, and required field trips that involve minimal cost to students.
This class has no prerequisites.
24.912[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by M. Degraff.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-H.
In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 24.912[J] was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: undergraduate Studies - News - Black Matters site.
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