Biology 181
First-Year Opportunity: Introduction to Cutting-Edge Research in Biology

This course is also cross-listed as First-Year Programs (FYP) 181.
Biology (BIOL) 181 is the same course as FYP 181.
The only difference is which department, BIOL or FYP, is listed on your transcript for the course.

Professor: Paul S.G. Stein
Phone: (314) 935-6824
Office: Monsanto 216
EMail: stein@wustl.edu

Teaching Assistant: Hamza Ahmed
EMail: hahmed@wustl.edu

A lecture course intended for first-year students contemplating a major in biology. Each week active researchers describe the biological context of their research, the specific questions they have formulated, the means by which they pursue the answers, and their data and conclusions. Students are expected to attend all lectures. Students will write two short papers; each paper will be based upon a Biology 181 lecture and its associated readings. Must be taken Credit/No Credit. Medium-sized class. Credit 1 unit. Fall Semester, Tuesdays, 3:30PM-4:50PM, Rebstock 322.


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