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SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
ORAL HEALTH SCIENCES
ORAL BIOLOGY

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ORALB 449 Undergraduate Research Topics in Oral Biology (*, max. 30)
Individual research on topics selected in collaboration with a faculty member. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALB 550 P-Directed Studies in Oral Biology (*, max. 12)
Selected readings and seminars on a topic chosen by individual arrangement in collaboration with a faculty member. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALB 561 Oral Tissue Development, Structure, and Function (3, max. 6)
Selected readings and discussions explore recent advances in cellular and molecular biology relevant to oral biology and medicine. Special emphasis on craniofacial and dental development, oral mucosa and periodontal tissues, salivary gland function, and olfaction and gustation. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Instructors: Popowics Offered: WSp.
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ORALB 562 Supervised Teaching in Oral Biology (1-5, max. 10)
Directed and guided experience in selected topics in teaching techniques, teaching philosophy, and design of courses given by the Department of Oral Biology. Students are required to participate in lecture and laboratory teaching under the supervision of the course director. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALB 569 Advanced Oral Microbiology (2) Darveau
Viral, bacterial classification; physiology; toxicity mechanisms reviewed. Formation and composition of plaque and calculus, and chemical methods of control discussed. Specific microbial floras of acute and chronic gingivitis, early onset forms of periodontitis, and adult periodontitis studied. Principles of antibiotic use reviewed. Offered: W, even years.
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ORALB 574 Clinical Stomatology (3) Y. RAWAL
Diseases of the oral cavity and jaw are presented as the practitioner encounters them - detailed clinical pictures, laboratory tests, radiographic findings, surgical exploration for the establishment of a therapeutic diagnosis. Offered: jointly with O S 574; Sp.
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ORALB 575 Oral Biology Seminar (1-3, max. 30)
Presentation and discussion of current research problems by members of the staff, investigators from other departments in the University, visiting scientists, and trainees. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Instructors: Presland Offered: AWSp.
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ORALB 578 Research Techniques in Oral Biology (2-4, max. 15)
Introduction to biochemical, analytical, or morphological techniques employed in biochemical cytology or molecular pathology as well as in vitro techniques of tissue and organ culture. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALB 579 Molecular Biology (2)
Applications of molecular biology and recombinant DNA methodologies to oral biology topics of interest in dental sciences. Prerequisite: BIOC 405 or BIOC 406 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. Instructors: Presland Offered: S.
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ORALB 580 Introduction to Molecular Biology Laboratory (4)
Includes laboratory experiences involving use of restriction enzymes, cloning of DNA into plasmid vectors and plasmid DNA isolation, RNA isolation from cells and tissues, PCR, DNA sequence analysis, and web-based DNA, and protein sequence analysis. Prerequisite: either BIOC 405, BIOC 406, or permission of instructor. Instructors: Presland Offered: A, even years.
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ORALB 581 Secretory Process in Exocrine Glands (1-3, max. 3) Jeffrey
Biostructural, physiological, and biochemical aspects of individual secretory systems as integrated units. Faculty members with appropriate expertise participate in discussions and presentations during each of the three quarters. Offered: Sp.
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ORALB 591 Advanced Topics in Oral Biology I - Teeth and Bones (1-2, max. 2) Herring
Covers aspects of biology basic to the dental sciences. Focuses on developmental biology of the craniofacial region, structure and function of teeth, bone, and the periodontium, and dental/oral sensation and pain. Offered: jointly with ORTHO 591; W.
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ORALB 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALB 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.
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ORALB 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
Offered: AWSpS.
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