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B STR 301 General Anatomy (4) NW Pittack
Survey of systemic human anatomy, including human skeletal system, muscular system, respiratory system, circulatory system, nervous system, digestive system, endocrine system, urinary system, and reproductive system. For second-, third-, and fourth-year undergraduates. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Ronald E Stenkamp

B STR 431 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (2) NW Dhaka, Mulligan, Pasupathy, Pittack
Anatomy and functional organization of the human central nervous system, with clinical applications. Prerequisite: admission to the School of Dentistry. Offered: W.

B STR 498 Undergraduate Thesis (*, max. 30)
Individual research projects under the supervision of an instructor. For senior medical students. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 499 Undergraduate Research (*, max. 30)
Individual research projects in cellular and developmental biology, experimental immunology, reproductive biology, neurobiology, molecular structure, morphometrics, computer modeling, and related fields under the supervision of an instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 501 Human Anatomy and Embryology (1-13, max. 13) Clark
Dissection course in regional anatomy: thorax, abdomen, pelvis, perineum. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: A.

B STR 502 Human Anatomy and Embryology (1-5, max. 5) Graney
Dissection course in regional anatomy: upper and lower extremities. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: W.

B STR 510 Seminar in Anatomy (1) Graney
Scientific and historical basis of selected studies in biological structure, anatomy, and human development. Original literature used as basis for textbook descriptions. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

B STR 512 Human Microanatomy (4) Bermingham-McDonogh
Treating the specialized tissues and organs of the body from the microscopic and ultramicroscopic points of view. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: A.

B STR 515 Biological X-Ray Structure Analysis (3) Stenkamp
Theory of x-ray diffraction, with emphasis on applications to biological systems. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: W.

B STR 519 Current Problems in Macromolecular Structure (2, max. 10) Stenkamp
Macromolecular structures related to specific areas of biological research. Emphasis on discussion of relevant research papers and use of computer graphics to visualize the molecular structures. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 520 Structure Based Design of Drugs (3, max. 9) Hol, Verlinde
Research papers illustrating protein-structure- based design of new drugs. Review of methods and extensive discussion of all known mechanisms of drug resistance. Offered: W, even years.
Instructor Course Description: Christophe Verlinde

B STR 521 Advanced Biomacromolecular Crystallography (3, max. 9) Hol, Merritt, Stenkamp
Aspects of protein crystallography ranging from crystal growth, phase determination methods, density averaging to refinement, fiber diffraction of DNA and proteins. Offered: W, odd years.

B STR 530 P-Gross Anatomy and Embryology for Dental Students (8/13) Clark, Mulligan
Normal anatomy of the thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and perineum are discussed and dissected employing cadavers. Development of the organ systems related to definitive adult structure. Developmental anomalies and diagnostic anatomy. Prerequisite: admission to School of Dentistry. Offered: A.

B STR 540 Special Problems in Anatomy (1-6, max. 6)
Special projects in anatomy under sponsorship of faculty member. Prerequisite: graduate, medical, or dental student standing and permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 541 P-Microscopic Anatomy for Dental Students (6) Bermingham-McDonogh
Lecture and laboratory work in microscopic anatomy. For dental students taking HUBIO 510; others by permission of instructor. Offered: A.

B STR 555 Laboratory Rotation in Biological Structure (*, max. 5)
Introduction to experimental design, research methods, and scientific thought in laboratories of faculty members. Provides hands-on experience, an entrance into the literature of the field, and opportunities for discussion with all members of the laboratory. First-year dental students only. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 557 Biomolecular Structure Seminar (1, max. 9) Hol
Literature review of key research in biomolecular structure in the form of short presentations by participants followed by discussion. Critical evaluation of methods and results regarding properties and protein structure determination. Prerequisite: graduate standing in biological structure or biochemistry and permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

B STR 580 P-Anatomy Teaching Practicum (*, max. 8) Clark
Opportunity for medical student (or other professional student) to gain teaching experience in biological structure and human biology courses, including gross anatomy, histology, and neuroanatomy. May include lecture, laboratory, conference, depending on student interest, experience. Credit based on course credit in which student is assisting. Prerequisite: permission of course chairperson. Offered: AWSp.

B STR 584 Seminar in Neurogenesis (1, max. 16) Bermingham-McDonogh, Dhaka
Current research on process by which neurons are generated in the nervous system. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 590 Electron Cryo-Microscopy of Biological Macromolecules and Complexes (3) Wang
Introduces high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryoEM); image formation and three-dimensional reconstruction theories and available software. Includes hands-on experience using the cryoEM facility for data collection and analysis; and presentations on student projects. Offered: ASp.

B STR 591 X-Ray and NMR Analysis of Macromolecular Structure (1, max. 9) Hol
Current topics in research on molecular structure, usually emphasizing techniques of x-ray crystallography. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 598 Reading in Biological Structure (2)
Critical evaluation of research in biological structure, including current problems, methods, and future directions by reading and discussing research and review papers. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.

B STR 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.