P BIO 519
Lectures on current research topics in cell membrane function and muscle contraction. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.
Research seminars mostly in biophysical areas presented by postdoctoral fellows about the work they are doing now in a PBio laboratory or about their thesis work before they came to UW. Emphasis is on cell signaling mechanisms. See course website for this year's schedule: https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/jonc/43525/
Student learning goals
Get to know postdoctoral researchers and their work in labs in the department
Your opportunity to learn exciting forefront biophysical approaches to cellular questions
General method of instruction
approachable research lectures by postdocs
Some exposure to cell biology or neurobiology will help in understanding the goals of these studies.
Class assignments and grading
Credit for attending