This is a list of all anatomy and cell biology courses. For more information, see Anatomy and Cell Biology.
ACB:1199 Human Anatomy and Basic Physiology for Radiation Science4 s.h.
Integrative systemic study of the structure and function of the human body; body systems defined and described by their constituent organs; body's most basic cellular level, tissue level, and study of organs which comprise various systems; online course with lectures, assignments, and virtual laboratory study. Requirements: high school biology course.
ACB:3109 Human Anatomy Lab for Health Professions1 s.h.
Regional and systemic approaches to the study of human anatomy, using histological (microscopic) as well as gross (macroscopic) studies. Prerequisites: BIOL:1141. Requirements: ACB:3110 for pre-nursing students.
ACB:3110 Principles of Human Anatomy3 s.h.
Gross and microscopic human anatomy; systemic approach to regional anatomy, with emphasis on clinical relevance; optional tutorial sessions. Offered fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: BIOL:1411 or BIOL:1141. Requirements: pharmacy, pre-nursing, or associated medical sciences major.
ACB:3113 Human Anatomy Online4 s.h.
Integrative systemic and regional study of the human body's structure. Prerequisites: BIOL:1141.
ACB:3122 Independent Study in Anatomy and Cell Biologyarr.
Projects arranged with department faculty members.
ACB:4156 Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microanalysisarr.
Microscopy methods for research; all aspects of research, from sample preparation to imaging to data analysis; when to use a particular microscopy procedure; theory, operation, and application of scanning electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, laser scanning microscopy, X-ray microanalysis. Requirements: a physical science course. Same as CBE:4156, EES:4156.
ACB:5108 Human Anatomy5 s.h.
Regional dissection, lectures, demonstrations; areas important to physical therapists, particularly the upper and lower extremities. Offered fall semesters. Requirements: physical therapy and rehabilitation science enrollment.
ACB:5203 Gross Human Anatomy for Graduate Students5 s.h.
Regional dissection, lectures, demonstrations, tutorials, discussions, seminars; clinically relevant areas of anatomical radiology, surface anatomy with clinical correlations. Requirements: anatomy and cell biology graduate standing.
ACB:5206 Graduate Research in Anatomy and Cell Biologyarr.
Individual laboratory research training in anatomical sciences.
ACB:5210 General Histology Online3 s.h.
Histology of all tissues of human body starting with basic tissues and working through systems of the body; linked in sequence to the human gross anatomy for graduate students course so students will be learning about related content at the same time in anatomy and histology; online course consisting of recorded lectures, online modules, and extensive use of Virtual Microscope. Requirements: anatomy and cell biology graduate standing.
ACB:5218 Microscopy for Biomedical Researcharr.
Basic microscopy methods for research including optics, preparation, and analysis of biomedical specimens; light, fluorescence, confocal, transmitting electron, scanning electron, atomic force microscopes, elemental analysis; immunochemistry and stereology techniques; individualized laboratory instruction. Prerequisites: BIOL:2723. Same as BIOL:5218, MICR:5218.
ACB:5220 Advanced Microscopy for Biomedical Researcharr.
Technically advanced microscopy and instrumentation for research; individualized laboratory experience with opportunity to explore applications of microscopy methods. Requirements: for ACB:5220 -- an introductory microscopy course; for BIOL:5220 -- ACB:4156 or ACB:5218 or CBE:4156 or EES:4156 or MICR:5218; for MICR:5220 -- an introductory EM course. Same as BIOL:5220, MICR:5220.
ACB:5224 Graduate Student Seminar0-1 s.h.
Current research, literature. Requirements: anatomy and cell biology graduate standing.
ACB:6000 Human Anatomy for Advanced Practice3 s.h.
Integrated study of interrelationships between anatomic structure and physiological function in health and disease at various points in the lifespan; mechanisms governing and supporting cellular, organ, and system function; internal milieu; relationship of study to clinical assessment of functional integrity of individual organ systems utilizing pertinent objective and subjective data; implications of pathophysiology for anesthesia and implications of anesthesia for pathophysiology; foundation for clinical practicums and courses in nurse anesthesia. Requirements: completion of an undergraduate human anatomy and physiology course and admission to anesthesia nursing program. Same as NURS:6000.
ACB:6200 Special Topics in Genetics1 s.h.
Current research in a selected field of genetics; different topic each year. Companion to a genetics seminar series. Same as GENE:6200.
ACB:6220 Mechanisms of Cellular Organization3 s.h.
Current understanding of basic cell biological processes; key experiments that led to guiding insights; mechanisms that cells use for compartmentalization and how those mechanisms are regulated; biogenesis of major organelles (e.g., mitochondria, peroxisomes, nucleus, secretory/endocytic membrane system); functions of cytoskeleton in cell motility, organelle motility, and cell division. Prerequisites: BIOC:3130. Same as MCB:6220, MPB:6220.
ACB:6225 Growth Factor Receptor Signaling1 s.h.
Mechanisms of signaling by growth factors; cytokines and related molecules that regulate cell proliferation, development, differentiation, and survival; emphasis on molecular mechanisms of signaling, relevance of these signaling processes to various human diseases. Recommendations: BISC:5201 and BISC:5203. Same as MCB:6225, MPB:6225.
ACB:6226 Cell Cycle Control1 s.h.
ACB:6227 Cell Fate Decisions1 s.h.
Cellular fate decisions, including signal integration, terminal differentiation in development, mechanisms of embryonic stem cell gene regulation/cellular reprogramming, cell death paradigms, and cell death in development and cancer. Recommendations: BISC:5201 and BISC:5203. Same as MCB:6227, MPB:6227.
ACB:6237 Critical Thinking in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1 s.h.
How nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates interact to influence the function of cells and tissues; how molecules drive signaling pathways and cellular processes essential for biological functions; based on research publications.
ACB:6238 Critical Thinking in Genetics1 s.h.
Current topics in molecular and classical genetics; emphasis on genetic underpinnings of disease; based on primary research publications.
ACB:6239 Critical Thinking in Cell Biology1 s.h.
Understanding subcellular organization and intercellular communication; emphasis on critical thinking and primary research publications.
ACB:6248 Critical Thinking in Development1 s.h.
Current topics in molecular basis of vertebrate development; based on primary research publications.
ACB:6249 Critical Thinking in Cellular Physiology1 s.h.
Control of physiological systems at the cellular level; emphasis on regulation by molecular signaling pathways; literature-based.
ACB:6252 Functional Neuroanatomyarr.
Basic principles of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology; emphasis on human central nervous system; laboratory emphasis on anatomical study of spinal cord and brain. Offered spring semesters. Requirements: physical therapy and rehabilitation science enrollment or graduate standing. Same as PTRS:6253.
ACB:6265 Neuroscience Seminar0-1 s.h.
ACB:7001 Teaching and Learning in the Anatomical Sciences2 s.h.
Strategies involved in anatomical sciences education; these include interactive lecturing, dissection, peer teaching/learning, plastination, virtual microscopy, simulation, and case presentation, as well as assessment techniques; online course delivered through recorded lectures and online modules. Requirements: anatomy and cell biology graduate standing.
ACB:7227 Anatomic Study for Teaching2-3 s.h.
Experience completing a detailed dissection of a region of the human body; opportunity to create models depicting anatomical concepts. Requirements: enrollment in teaching certificate program or anatomy and cell biology graduate program.
ACB:8101 Medical Gross Human Anatomy5 s.h.
Complete dissection of the body with regional emphasis stressing relationships to the living system; clinically relevant areas of radiologic imaging, surface anatomy, embryology, and clinical correlations; anatomical knowledge through lectures, small group work, independent activities. Offered fall semesters. Requirements: M.D. or M.P.A.S. enrollment.
ACB:8120 Human Gross Anatomy for Dental Students6 s.h.
Exploration of gross anatomy of human body including thorax, abdomen, upper limb; extensive focus on head, neck, and neuroanatomy; regional and systemic approaches; course sequence and assessment blended with general histology for dental students; cadaveric dissections closely follow lecture sequence; emphasis on correlations to dental practice. Offered spring semesters. Requirements: D.D.S. enrollment.
ACB:8121 General Histology for Dental Students4 s.h.
Microscopic study of cells, fundamental tissues, organ systems; emphasis on tooth-related structures. Offered spring semesters. Requirements: D.D.S. enrollment or anatomy and cell biology graduate standing.
ACB:8250 Integrated Gross Human Anatomy, General and Oral Histology for Dental Students (GRISTO)10 s.h.
Integrated study of morphology of human body at microscopic and macroscopic levels; covers breadth and depth of traditional professional-level anatomy and histology courses; focus on structures of head and neck, oral cavity, and in-depth study of nervous system; combination of traditional lectures, cadaver laboratory dissection, virtual histology laboratories, and supported self-regulated learning strategies. Requirements: D.D.S. program enrollment.
ACB:8401 Advanced Human Anatomyarr.
Regional dissection of the body with emphasis on systems relevant to student's specialty interests; discussion, reading, clinically relevant imaging, embryology. Offered spring semesters. Requirements: fourth-year M.D. enrollment or graduate standing.
ACB:8402 Teaching Elective in Regional Anatomy2-4 s.h.
Expand knowledge and experience in medical education; investigate educational pedagogy in a laboratory setting coupled with self-directed learning of anatomical content relevant to professional development; prepare, design, and implement four teaching interactions with M1/D1/PA1 students; design a classroom exercise (e.g., interactive lecture, learning activity, computer-based study module) that helps bridge the basic science content with clinical procedure. Requirements: M.D. standing and enrollment in teaching track distinction.