HEB Course List 2017-18

REV 2018-01-16

Human Evolutionary Biology
2017-2018 Course List
Note: 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 # course title Instructor(s) Course meeting time HEB reqirement
Either HEB 91r Supervised Reading and Research Carole Hooven    
Fall 2017 HEB 99a Senior Thesis Nick Holowka    
Fall 2017 HEB 1250 Genetics and Human Evolution (new intro-level seminar, limited to 8) Amanda Lobell Wed 3-5 Elective
Fall 2017 HEB 1285 Why are we different? Human Biological Diversity (Limited to 10) Lara Durgavich Thu 10-12:30 Junior Research Seminar
Fall 2017 HEB 1310 Hormones and Behavior (lecture course w/weekly discussion sections) Carole Hooven MWF 10-11 Behavior OR A&P (this semester only)
Fall 2017 HEB 1313 Stress (seminar limited to 10) Judith Flynn Thu 3-5 Elective
Fall 2017 HEB 1323 The Science and History of Alcohol Noreen Tuross and Linda Reynard Mon/Wed 11-12:30 Elective
Fall 2017 HEB 1328

Evolutionary Medicine (lecture + discussion sections) 

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz Tu/Th 1-2:30 Elective
Fall 2017 HEB 1410 Gut Microbiome and Human Health Rachel Carmody Thu 10-12, & lab Tue 1-4 Junior Research Seminar
Fall 2017 HEB 1418 Research methods in endocrinology (limited to 8) Susan Lipson MWF 11-12 + weekly lab section Junior Research Seminar
Fall 2017 HEB 1426 Becoming Human: New Techniques to Investigate an Ancient Story (limited to 30) Kate Carter Tu/Th 3-4:30 Evolution
Fall 2017 HEB 1480 Building the Human Body (limited to 12, seminar with weekly lab section) Terry Capellini, Neil Roach Tu/Th 10-11:30 + Thu 1-2:30 Lab section Junior Research Seminar
Fall 2017 HEB 1600 Evolutionary Generics of Complex Human Traits (seminar; limited to 8) Maryellen Ruvolo Wed 1-4 Elective
Fall 2017 LS 2 Life Sciences: Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy (lecture course w/ 3-hour lab research section) Dan Lieberman, Katie Zink, Andy Biewener, George Lauder MWF 1-2 + weekly lab section Anatomy & Physiology
           
SEMESTER course # course title Instructor(s) Course meeting time HEB reqirement
Spring 2018 HEB 97 Sophomore Tutorial Bridget Alex    
Spring 2018 HEB 99b Tutorial - Senior Year Nick Holowka    
Spring 2018 HEB 1210 Research in Comparative Biomechanics and Physiology (Seminar limited to 8) Katie Zink, Nick Holowka N/A Junior Research Seminar
Spring 2018 HEB 1212 Climate change and Human Evolution (Seminar limited to 16) Dan Green Tue 3-5 Elective
Spring 2018 HEB 1312 Human Sexuality (Seminar limited to 10) Judith Flynn Thu 3-5 Elective
Spring 2018 HEB 1330 Primate Social Behavior (lecture course w/ lab sections, HEB 1280 prerequisite) Richard Wrangham, Vivek Venkataraman M/W/F 11-12 Behavior
Spring 2018 HEB 1361 Hormones and Life History Physiology (intro-level lecture course w/ seminar section; limited to 15) Peter Ellison, Susan Lipson M/W 1-2:30 Elective
Spring 2018 HEB 1362 Hunter Gatherers (seminar limited to 12) Vivek Venkataraman Thu 10-12 Junior Research Seminar
Spring 2018 HEB 1385 Evolution of Human Cooperation (seminar limited to 12) Giuseppe Ugazio M 1-3:30 Junior Research Seminar
Spring 2018 HEB 1389 Coming of Age on Planet Earth (seminar limited to 12) Barbara Natterson-Horowitz Tu 4-6:30 Elective
Spring 2018 HEB 1412 Human Energetics (seminar limited to 10) Linda Reynard Tu/Th 10:30-12 Junior Research Seminar
Spring 2018 HEB 1417 Diet and Exercise (seminar limited to 15) Rachel Carmody, Dan Lieberman, Aaron Baggish W 2-5 Elective
Spring 2018 HEB 1420 Human Evolutionary Anatomy (lecture course w/lab sections) Neil Roach Tu/Th 1-2:30 Anatomy & Physiology
Spring 2018 HEB 1610 Genes and Human Adaptations (seminar limited to 8) Maryellen Ruvolo W 1-4 Elective
Spring 2018 HEB 1700 HEB in Society (seminar limited to 12) Bridget Alex Tu 7-9PM Junior Research Seminar
Spring 2018 LS 1b Integrated Introduction to the Life Sciences: Genetics, Genomics, and Evolution (lecture course w/lab sections) Hoekstra, Eggan, Sabeti Tu/Th 1-2:30  
Spring 2018 SLS 16 Human Evolution and Human Health (lecture course w/lab sections) Dan Lieberman Tu/Th 1-2:30 Evolution