Summer Courses

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This is a list of Summer 2017 courses.  For general course descriptions, please search for the course number in the Graduate Catalog. Course names link to the most recent syllabus provided by the course director, or to a course web page. Information shown in italics is subject to confirmation. Please contact course director for more info.

Critical Dates 2017

  • Summer A:  May 8 – June 16, 2017
  • Summer B:  June 27 – August 5, 2017
  • Summer C:  May 8 – August 4, 2017
  • University Holidays (no classes):  May 29 Memorial Day;  June 19-23 Summer Break;  July 4 Independence Day
  • Summer A & C registration May 5, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
  • Summer A & C drop/add ends May 9, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
  • Summer B Registration June 24, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
  • Summer B drop/add ends June 28, Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.


Course No. Course Title Credits Dates Day(s) Time Room Course Director


GMS 5905 Special Topics:  Physiology/Pharmacology Grant Writing
Enrollment is capped at 6 students.  You must have permission from the course director to register.
1 Summer C W8:30-10:30R5-231  J Harrison & G Torres
GMS 5905 Special Topics:  Biochemistry/Cancer Grant Writing

You must have permission from the course director to register.

1 Summer C Th 1:00-3:00 ARB R3-265 L Bloom
GMS 6691 Special Topics: Grantsmanship 2 Summer C T 3:00-5:00 ARB R2-265 E Vitriol
GMS 7002 Practicum in Biomedical Science Education Description: Develop and teach a research-aligned biomedical science and/or biotechnology seminar course (supervised by a professor) to talented high school science students selected for a prestigious summer STEM research apprenticeship program. The high school seniors can earn 3 dual enrollment credits for satisfactory completion of this seminar course. 3 Summer B & C T/TH6/12-7/226:30-8pmTurlington Hall  M. J. Koroly

Advanced Courses

GMS 6413 Advances in Hypertension Research 2 Summer A T, F 2-3 pm C. Baylis
GMS 6414 Advanced Renal Physiology
(Please contact instructor for permission)
2 Summer B MWF1-3 pm M559 C. Baylis
GMS 6943 Translational Biotechnology Internship 3 Summer C R Snyder
GMS 6410 Physiology of Circulation of Blood 2 Summer A T/Th2-3:50 pm M559 P. Sayeski
GMS 6705 Functional Human Neuroanatomy
(Please contact Sarah Tyson for permission and section number)NOTE:  BMS students register for the Summer C section, which runs the same time as Summer B.
4 Summer B
(June 29 – August 5)
M-F  9am  C1-4 L. Ritz