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2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 459 - Critiquing Biomedical Assumptions

Spring (1) Heideman. Prerequisite(s): Any one of the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, Kinesiology, Mathematics Neuroscience, Physics.

A study of cases in which uncritical acceptance of flawed assumptions prevented advances in areas of biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics broadly related to medicine. Includes reading of primary literure, student presentation, and discussion. Appropriate for juniors and seniors; likely to be of greatest relevance to majors in the natural, physical, or computational sciences interested in biomedical research or clinical practice. One class hour.