HEB Course List 2017-18

REV 2017-06-26

Human Evolutionary Biology
2017-2018 Course List
Note: very early version; courses are subject to change

For advice, contact:

• Dr. Carole Hooven, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, hooven@fas.harvard.edu
• Dr. Bridget Alex, Associate Concentration Advisor, balex@fas.harvard.edu

 

SEMESTER

COURSE #

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR

Course meeting time

HEB requirement

EITHER SEMESTER

HEB 91r

Supervised Reading and Research

Hooven

Schedule with instructor

 

FALL 2017

HEB 99a

Senior Thesis 

Holowka

 

 

 

HEB 1250

Genetics and Human Evolution 

Lobell

Thurs
2-4

 

 

HEB 1310

Hormones and Behavior

Hooven

M, W, F
10-11

Anat/Phys (or Behavior, this semester only)

 

HEB 1313

Stress (limited to 10)

 Flynn

Thurs 3-5
or Friday afternoons

Elective

 

HEB 1323

The Science and History of Alcohol (seminar)

Tuross and Reynard

M, W
11-12:30

 

 

HEB 1328

The Physician and the Evolutionary Biologist

Natterson-Horwitz

T/Thur
1-2:30

 

 

HEB 1410

Gut Microbiome and Human Health

Carmody

Thurs
2-4

Junior Research Seminar

 

HEB 1418

Research methods in endocrinology (limited to 8)

Lipson

MWF 11-12 + Section

Junior Research Seminar

 

HEB 1426

Becoming Human: New Techniques to Investigate an Ancient Story

Carter

M, W
1-2:30

Evolution

 

HEB 1480

Building the Human Body 

Capellini & Roach

Tues/Thurs
10-11:30
+
Labs: Thurs
1-2:30

Junior Research Seminar

 

HEB 1600

Evolutionary Genetics of Complex Human Traits (seminar)

Ruvolo

Weds
1-4

Elective

 

HEB 1285

Why Are We Different? Human Population Biology.

Durgavich

TBD

 Junior Research Seminar

 

LS 2

Life Sciences: Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy

Lieberman, Biewener, Lauder 

M, W, F
1-2 

Anat/Phys 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER

COURSE #

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR(s)

Course meeting time

HEB requirement

SPRING 2018

HEB 97

Sophomore Tutorial

Bridget Alex

 

 

 

HEB 99b

Tutorial - Senior Year

Nick Holowka

 

 

 

HEB 1210

Research in Comparative Biomechanics: Seminar (limited to 8)

Katie Zink, Nick Holowka

N/A

Junior Research Seminar

 

HEB 1312

Sexuality (limited to 10)

Judith Flynn

Thurs
3-5
(or Friday afternoon)

 

 

HEB 1330

Primate Social Behavior (lecture course w/ lab sections, HEB 1280 prerequisite)

Richard Wrangham, Vivek Venkataraman

M, W, F
11-12

Behavior

 

HEB 1361

Hormones and Life History (intro-level lecture course w/ seminar section)

Peter Ellison, Susan Lipson

M, W
1-2:30

 

 

HEB 1362

Hunter Gatherers

Vivek Venkataraman

Tues
2-4:30

Junior Research Seminar

 

HEB 1389

Coming of Age on Planet Earth

Barbara Natterson-Horwitz

Tues/Thurs
1-2:30

 

 

HEB 1412

Human Energetics Seminar

Linda Reynard

 

Junior Research Seminar[?]

 

HEB 1420

Human Evolutionary Anatomy (lecture course w/lab sections)

Neil Roach

Tu/Th
1-2:30

A&P

 

HEB 1451

Primate functional genetics and genomics

Terrence Capellini

Tu/Th
10-11:30

Junior Research Seminar[?]

 

HEB 1610

Genes and Human Adaptations

Maryellen Ruvolo

Weds
1-4

 

 

HEB 2460

Graduate seminar in human evolution

Kate Carter