7.012, 7.015 and 7.016 have conflicting lecture times!
7.013 and 7.014 have conflicting lecture times!
7.012 and 7.015 have conflicting lecture times!

5 Classes (60 Units)

7.012 (12), 7.013 (12), 7.014 (12), 7.015 (12), 7.016 (12)

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7.012 Introductory Biology

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Exploration into areas of current research in molecular and cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, human genetics, biochemistry, and evolution. Enrollment limited to seating capacity of classroom. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.

This class has no prerequisites.

7.012 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Lander and R. Weinberg.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 26-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Biology site or on the 7.012 Stellar site.

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7.013 Introductory Biology

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Genomic approaches to human biology, including neuroscience, development, immunology, tissue repair and stem cells, tissue engineering, and infectious and inherited diseases, including cancer. Enrollment limited to seating capacity of classroom. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.

This class has no prerequisites.

7.013 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. Amon and H. Sive.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 26-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introductory Biology site or on the 7.013 Stellar site.

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7.014 Introductory Biology

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Studies the fundamental principles of biology and their application towards understanding the Earth as a dynamical system shaped by life. Focuses on molecular ecology in order to show how processes at the molecular level can illuminate macroscopic properties, including evolution and maintenance of biogeochemical cycles, and ecological interactions in ecosystems ranging from the ocean to the human gut. Includes quantitative analysis of population growth, community structure, competition, mutualism and predation; highlights their role in shaping the biosphere. Enrollment limited to seating capacity of classroom. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.

This class has no prerequisites.

7.014 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Polz, S. W. Chisholm and G. C. Walker.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in E25-111.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introductory Biology site or on the 7.014 Stellar site.

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7.015 Introductory Biology

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Emphasizes the application of fundamental biological principles to modern, trending topics in biology. Specific modules focus on antibiotic resistance, the microbiome, biotechnology (e.g., genetically-modified organisms and CRISPR-based genome editing), personal genetics and genomics, neurodegenerative diseases, and metabolism (the science behind making wine, cheese, and natural product drugs). 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 be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Laub and J. K. Weng.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 66-144.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Life explained differently: two new intro biology classes - The Tech site or on the 7.015 Stellar site.

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7.016 Introductory Biology

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Introduction to fundamental principles of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics for understanding the functions of living systems. Covers examples of the use of chemical biology, the use of genetics in biological discovery, principles of cellular organization and communication, and engineering biological systems. In addition, includes 21st-century molecular genetics in understanding human health and therapeutic intervention. Enrollment limited to seating capacity of classroom. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.

This class has no prerequisites.

7.016 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Imperiali and A. Martin.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 34-101.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introductory Biology site or on the 7.016 Stellar site.

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