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Stem Cell Course

CBIO-GS 8331
Current Topics in Stem Cell and Developmental Biology

This course, taught in both fall and spring semesters, meets once per week to hear a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, or faculty member discuss a research paper from outside his or her own field of research, with substantial audience Q&A and discussion.

Students taking the course for credit must attend most of the semester’s presentations. After pairing with a faculty mentor, they together choose and prepare a topical paper that the trainee presents towards the end of the semester.

Students planning to register must contact and discuss plans with the director, Chris Wright (, in the preceding semester.