Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

MCB COURSES
Current Academic Year

The MCB courses listed below are available this academic year. For courses in Neurobiology and Chemical and Physical Biology administered by MCB, please see the Tutorial Courses page.

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42 courses listed.

Course Number Title Term Instructors Meetings Level Sort Col Sort Col2
MCB 52 Molecular Biology Fall Term 2013-2014 Briana Burton
Thomas Torello Torello
M., W., F., at 10, and one laboratory/discussion session weekly. Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00052 Burton
MCB 54 Cell Biology Spring Term 2013-2014 Robert Lue
Vladimir Denic
M., W., F., at 10, and one laboratory/discussion session weekly. Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00054 Lue
MCB 56 Physical Biochemistry: Understanding Macromolecular Machines Spring Term 2013-2014 Rachelle Gaudet
Andres Leschziner
M., W., F., at 10, and a weekly laboratory/discussion section. Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00056 Gaudet
MCB 68 Cell Biology Through the Microscope Spring Term 2013-2014 Ethan Garner
Jeff Lichtman
Tu., Th., 1:00 - 2:30, and a one hour lab section per week Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00068 Garner
MCB 80 Neurobiology of Behavior Fall Term 2013-2014 Joshua Sanes
David Cox
Jeff Lichtman
Tu., Th., 10-11:30 Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00080 Sanes
MCB 91r Introduction to Research Fall Term; Repeated Spring Term 2013-2014 Thomas Torello Torello Hours to be arranged Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00091r Torello
MCB 99 Laboratory Research for Honors Thesis Full Year 2013-2014 Thomas Torello Torello Hours to be arranged Primarily for Undergraduates AAAMCB 00099 Torello
MCB 105 Systems Neuroscience Spring Term 2013-2014 Florian Engert M., W., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00105 Engert
MCB 111 Mathematics in Biology Spring Term 2013-2014 Sharad Ramanathan
Michael Desai Desai
M., W., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00111 Ramanathan
MCB 115 Cellular Basis of Neuronal Function Fall Term 2013-2014 Venkatesh Murthy M., W., F., at 2 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00115 Murthy
MCB 121 The Microbes Fall Term 2013-2014 Karine Gibbs Tu., Th., 2:30-4 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00121 Gibbs
MCB 129 The Brain: Development, Plasticity and Decline Fall Term 2013-2014 Sam Kunes M., W., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00129 Kunes
MCB 141 Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Senses and their Disorders Spring Term 2013-2014 Catherine Dulac Tu., Th., 1:30-3 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00141 Dulac
MCB 145 Neurobiology of Perception and Decision Making Fall Term 2013-2014 Naoshige Uchida Tu., Th., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00145 Uchida
MCB 146 Experience-Based Brain Development: Causes and Consequences Spring Term 2013-2014 Takao Hensch Tu., Th., 2-3:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00146 Hensch
MCB 151 From the Gene to the Phenotype: A Genomics Perspective Spring Term 2013-2014 William Gelbart Tu., Th., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00151 Gelbart
MCB 157 Developmental Genetics and Genomics Fall Term 2013-2014 Craig Hunter M., W., 12-1:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00157 Hunter
MCB 169 Molecular and Cellular Immunology Fall Term 2013-2014 Shiv Pillai Pillai Tu., Th., 10-11:30, and a 90-minute section to be arranged. For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00169 Pillai
MCB 170 Brain Invaders: Building and Breaking Barriers in the Nervous System Spring Term 2013-2014 Laura Magnotti Magnotti M., W., 1-2:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00170 Magnotti
MCB 186 Circadian Biology: From Cellular Oscillators to Sleep Regulation Fall Term 2013-2014 Charles Czeisler Czeisler W., 2-5, and a weekly section to be arranged. For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00186 Czeisler
MCB 188 Chromosomes Spring Term 2013-2014 Nancy Kleckner Tu., Th., 2-4 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00188 Kleckner
MCB 195 Foundations of Systems Biology and Biological Engineering Spring Term 2013-2014 Philippe Cluzel Tu., Th., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates AAAMCB 00195 Cluzel
MCB 208 Talking about Science Fall Term 2013-2014 Jeff Lichtman
Michael Greenberg Greenberg
W., 5-7:30 p.m. Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00208 Lichtman
MCB 234 Cellular Metabolism and Human Disease Spring Term 2013-2014 Thomas Michel Michel
Cheryl Vaughan Vaughan
M., W., F., 9-10:30 Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00234 Michel
MCB 290hfr Current Topics in Molecular, Cellular and Organismal Biology Full Year 2013-2014 Vladimir Denic F., at 3:30 Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00290r Denic
MCB 291 Genetics, Genomics and Evolutionary Biology Fall Term 2013-2014 Cassandra Extavour Extavour
Andrew Murray
M., W., 10:30-12, and a weekly section on F., 10-12 Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00291 Extavour
MCB 292 Cellular Biology, Neurobiology and Developmental Biology Fall Term 2013-2014 John Dowling
Ethan Garner
Quincey Justman Justman
Tu., Th., 10-11:30 Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00292 Dowling
MCB 293 Biochemistry, Chemical and Structural Biology Fall Term 2013-2014 Andres Leschziner
Rachelle Gaudet
M., W., 2-4 Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00293 Leschziner
MCB 294 Interesting Questions in Engineering and Physical Biology Fall Term 2013-2014 Nancy Kleckner
Mara Prentiss Prentiss
Tu., Th., 1-2:30 Primarily for Graduates AAAMCB 00294 Kleckner
APMTH 126 Statistics and Inference in Biology Spring Term 2013-2014 Sharad Ramanathan
Michael Desai Desai
M., W., 10-11:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates APMTH 00126 Ramanathan
ENG-SCI 123 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics and Transport Processes Spring Term 2013-2014 Shmuel Rubinstein
Daniel Needleman
M., W., F., at 10, and laboratory. For Undergraduates and Graduates ENG-SCI 00123 Rubinstein
ENG-SCI 224 Laboratory in Engineering and Physical Biology Spring Term 2013-2014 Nancy Kleckner
Mara Prentiss Prentiss
M., W., 1-5 Primarily for Graduates ENG-SCI 00224 Kleckner
FRSEMR 22u E. coli in Motion Fall Term 2013-2014 Howard Berg W., 2:30-4:30 Primarily for Undergraduates FRSEMR 00022u Berg
FRSEMR 25o Building a Living Cell One Brick at a Time Fall Term 2013-2014 Alain Viel Viel W., 2-5 Primarily for Undergraduates FRSEMR 00025o Viel
LIFESCI 1a An Integrated Introduction to the Life Sciences: Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology Fall Term 2013-2014 Robert Lue
Daniel Kahne Kahne
Richard Losick
Tu., Th., 1–2:30; Primarily for Undergraduates LIFESCI 00001a Lue
LIFESCI 1b An Integrated Introduction to the Life Sciences: Genetics, Genomics, and Evolution Spring Term 2013-2014 Maryellen Ruvolo Ruvolo
Hopi Hoekstra
Kevin Eggan
Pardis Sabeti Sabeti
Tu., Th., 1-2:30, and three hours of laboratory/discussion weekly. Primarily for Undergraduates LIFESCI 00001b Ruvolo
LIFESCI 100r Experimental Research in the Life Sciences Fall Term; Repeated Spring Term 2013-2014 Alain Viel Viel Fall: Th., 3-5; Spring: M., 1-2:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates LIFESCI 00100r Viel
LIFESCI 120 Global Health Threats Spring Term 2013-2014 Richard Losick
Barry Bloom Bloom
Tu., Th., 1-2:30 For Undergraduates and Graduates LIFESCI 00120 Losick
MBB 90r Supervised Research: Topics in Mind/Brain/Behavior Fall Term; Repeated Spring Term 2013-2014 Florian Engert Hours to be arranged Primarily for Undergraduates MBB 00090r Engert
MBB 980d A Systems Neuroscience Approach to Conscious Perceptual Experience Fall Term 2013-2014 Florian Engert M., 1-3 Primarily for Undergraduates MBB 00980d Engert
MBB 980f Creativity Research: Madmen, Geniuses, and Harvard Students Fall Term 2013-2014 Florian Engert Tu., 1-3 Primarily for Undergraduates MBB 00980f Engert
PHYSICS 251b Advanced Quantum Mechanics II Spring Term 2013-2014 David Nelson M., W., F., at 12 Primarily for Graduates PHYSICS 00251b Nelson
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updated: 11/29/2013