Graduate Courses & Seminars
Courses are required to bring all students to a high level of expertise in their chosen field. Required coursework is generally completed by the end of the second year.
The IU Schedule of Classes lists courses offered this semester and the upcoming semester.
For a listing of required and optional Biology graduate courses offered regularly or periodically, refer to the Biology Graduate Bulletin for Biology, or the relevant program bulletin:
A major part of the life of any scientific institution is the sharing of information through formal and informal seminars. The many seminar series sponsored by the EEB, GCDB, and Microbiology programs provide exposure to a wide range of research problems and approaches.
- Microbiology seminar series (Tuesdays at 4pm in Myers 130)
- Genome, Cell, and Developmental Biology seminar series (Thursdays at 4pm in Myers 130)
- Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior seminar series (Fridays at 4pm in Myers 130)
- Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior brown bag talks (Tuesdays at 11:30am in Simon 001)—schedule
- Microbiology research/journal club (Fridays at 12:20pm in Simon 001)
- Chromosome and Genome Biology Research Group (fall semester, every other Tuesday at 12:15pm in Jordan 001)
- Other discussion groups and journal clubs