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BIT 495/595

Gene Manipulation in Zebrafish

Zebrafish Genome editing and gene manipulation in zebrafish. New in Fall 2015.

BIT 495/595

Mapping the Brain

Brain New class for Fall 2015.

BIT 495/595

Virus Biotechnology: Pathogens to Therapeutics

Viurs New class for Fall 2015.


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