Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
    
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

BIOL 3401 - Big Questions and Big Data in Biology


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
Biology is a quantitative discipline and addressing big questions in biology depends on interpreting large and complex datasets. In this course, students will learn how to understand and answer biological questions by finding, analyzing, and interpreting data. There will be a strong emphasis on understanding and communicating the context and background for biological questions, and on understanding and communicating the results and interpretation of quantitative analyses. Students will use real biological datasets to explore questions related to the subfields of anatomy, physiology, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, ecology, and evolutionary biology.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2233  and BIOL 1204  with a grade of C- or higher.
General Science Option