Origins Courses Offered

All courses listed on this page are taught and/or developed by Origins Faculty.

Fall 2016

Exoplanet Systems
ASTRON 189
Charbonneau

Quantum Mechanics in Astrophysics
ASTRON 251
Hernquist

Topics in Origins of Life Research
ASTRON 305


Directed Evolution and Design of Simple Cellular Systems
BIOPHYS 344
Szostak

Molecular Genetics of Development
BIOPHYS 353
Ruvkun


Genetic analysis of small RNA pathways and surveillance of core cellular systems
GENETIC 312
RUVKUN

Theoretical Chemistry
CHEM 386
Aspuru-Guzik


Geophysics
E-PSCI 364
Bloxham


Dynamo Theory: Research Seminar
E-PSCI 362
Bloxham

Computational and Functional Genomics
BIOPHYS 329
Church

Genome Structure
GENETIC 318
Church

Solid Earth Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry: A Primer
E-PSCI 206
Jacobsen

Topics in Isotope Geochemistry: Research Seminar
E-PSCI 340
Jacobsen

Isotope Geochemistry
E-PSCI 341
Jacobsen

Paleobotany
E-PSCI 387
Knoll


Paleobotany
OEB 359
KNOLL
Scientific Integrity
MCB 350
Losick

Microbial Development
MCB 381A
Losick

Systems Biology Research
SYSBIO 350 027
Losick
Biogeochemistry
E-PSCI 339
Pearson

Topics in Stable Isotope Geochemistry and Geochemical Oceanography
E-PSCI 344
Schrag

Experimental Atomic Physics, Biophysics, and Soft Matter Physics
BIOPHYS 305
Walsworth

Planetary Atmospheres and Climate
E-PSCI 350
Wordsworth

Organic Chemistry
CHEM 318
Whitesides

Spring 2017

Topics in Modern Astrophysics
ASTRON 300 005
Charbonneau

Topics in Modern Astrophysics
ASTRON 300 003
Loeb

Topics in Origins of Life Research
ASTRON 305
Sasselov

Directed Evolution and Design of Simple Cellular Systems
BIOPHYS 344
Szostak

The Origin of Cellular Life
GENETIC 314
Szostak

Molecular Genetics of Development
BIOPHYS 353
Ruvkun


Genetic analysis of small RNA pathways and surveillance of core cellular systems
GENETIC 312
RUVKUN

Theoretical Chemistry
CHEM 386
Aspuru-Guzik

Geophysics
E-PSCI 364
Bloxham

Dynamo Theory: Research Seminar
E-PSCI 362
Bloxham

Isotope Geochemistry and Processes of Planetary Evolution
E-PSCI 241
Jacobsen

Computational and Functional Genomics
BIOPHYS 329
Church

Genome Structure
GENETIC 318
Church

Topics in Isotope Geochemistry: Research Seminar
E-PSCI 340
Jacobsen

Isotope Geochemistry
E-PSCI 341
Jacobsen

Paleobotany
E-PSCI 387
Knoll

Geobiology and the History of Life
OEB 56
Johnston

Paleobotany
OEB 359
KNOLL

Oxygen and Life
OEB 209
KNOLL
Scientific Integrity
MCB 350
Losick

Microbial Development
MCB 381A
Losick

Systems Biology Research
SYSBIO 350 027
Losick

Topics in Stable Isotope Geochemistry and Geochemical Oceanography
E-PSCI 344
Schrag

The Fluid Earth: Oceans, Atmosphere, Climate, and Environment
E-PSCI 50
Pearson

Biogeochemistry
E-PSCI 339
Pearson

Experimental Atomic Physics, Biophysics, and Soft Matter Physics
BIOPHYS 305
Walsworth

Planetary Atmospheres and Climate
E-PSCI 350
Wordsworth

Organic Chemistry
CHEM 318
Whitesides

Not currently offered:

Astronomy 16: Stellar and Planetary Astronomy
(David Charbonneau)

Astronomy 110: Exoplanets
(David Charbonneau)

Biophysics 242: Special Topics in Biophysics
(Jack Szostak)

EPS 141: Isotope and Trace Element Geochemistry and Geochronology
(Stein Jacobsen)

EPS 150: Geology and Composition of Planetary Crusts
(Stein Jacobsen)

EPS 181: Historical Geobiology
(Andrew Knoll)

EPS 187: Low Temperature Geochemistry II: Modern and ancient biogeochemical processes
(Ann Pearson)

EPS 240/240r: Geochemical Modeling of Planetary Surfaces, Interiors and Formation
(Stein Jacobsen)

*EPS 340: Topics in Isotope Geochemistry: Research Seminar
(Stein Jacobsen)

*EPS 341: Isotope Geochemistry
(Stein Jacobsen)

GenEd-SLS 11: Molecules of Life
(David Liu and J. Clardy)

Physics 125: Widely Applied Physics
(Ronald Walsworth)

*Instructor consent required.