Course Listing for Oral & Craniofacial Sciences


198 Supervised Study (1 - 5 units)

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):Staff
Activities: Library
Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the division. (CELL&TISBI)


199 Laboratory Project (1 - 5 units)

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):Staff Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
Activities: Laboratory
A laboratory research project under direction of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the division. (CELL&TISBI)


210 Developmental Biology of the Craniofacial Complex (2.0 units)

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Fall
Instructor(s):J. Bush Prerequisite(s): None.
Restrictions:None. Activities: Lecture
This course explores the molecular and cellular mechanisms of craniofacial development. Specific topics include patterning and morphogenesis of the tooth, head skeleton, palate, and other associated structures in a variety of vertebrate model systems. A goal is to understand the etiologies of diseases, syndromes, and abnormalities that affect the craniofacial complex. (CELL BIOL)


215 Laboratory Rotation (4 units)

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):Staff Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.
Activities: Laboratory
A laboratory rotation course to familiarize first-year graduate students with various approaches to research in Oral Biology. (CELL&TISBI)


220 Seminar Series (1 units)

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Winter
Instructor(s):R. Marcucio Prerequisite(s): unk
Restrictions:unk Activities: Seminar
A seminar series covering current advances in research in oral biology in a systematic manner. Current literature will be critically reviewed by students under faculty supervision, or by faculty or guest lectures. (OROFAC SCI)


221 Extracellular Matrices (2 units)

Winter
Instructor(s):W. Li, S. Ho Prerequisite(s): Consent of graduate advisor and instructor
Activities: Seminar
Assembly and composition of extracellular matrices, including interactions that occur between cells and matrices. Emphasis on the role of various extracellular matrices during development, function of cell-matrix interactions in the adult, and the perturbation of these relationships that accompanies various disease processes. (OROFAC SCI)


224 Host Response (2 units)

Fall
Instructor(s):M. Ryder Prerequisite(s): Consent of graduate advisor and instructor
Activities: Seminar
Components of the immune system, survey of the various immunologic mechanisms in host responses, and current working concepts of the immune system. Overview of consequences that failure, exaggeration, or inability to distinguish self from non-self, may have for the host. (CELL&TISBI)


250 Research (1 - 8 units)

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):Staff
Activities: Project
(CELL&TISBI)


270 Journal Club (1 units)

Fall, Spring
Instructor(s):S. Habelitz, C. Shiboski, T. Wittmann
Activities: Seminar
Critical review of current journal articles pertinent to oral biology. Instruction and feedback in the choice of topic, style and effectiveness of presentations are provided, as well as critical discussion of articles and relevance to current research. (CELL&TISBI)


271 Current Topics in Craniofacial Biology (0.5 units)

Fall, Winter, Spring
Instructor(s):O. Klein Prerequisite(s): None
Restrictions:None. This course is open to all students. Activities: Seminar
Students will become familiarized with cutting-edge experimental findings in cellular, molecular, and systems craniofacial biology by attending the formal CMB Seminar series, meeting and discussing related papers, and meeting with the speaker, Students will be expected to critically analyze new results and put them in context of published literature. Course meets for 12 weeks spread out over 3 quarters. Offered every year. (OROFAC SCI)


290 Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Related Study (0.0 units)

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Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):P. Den Besten
Full time study in other Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Program components at UCSF. (OCS PROG)


295 Masters Studies Journal Club (1 units)

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Fall
Instructor(s):A. Miller Prerequisite(s): None
Restrictions:Must be a student in a School of Dentistry postgraduate program. Activities: Seminar
Critical review of current journal articles pertinent to craniofacial research and oral biology. Faculty in OCS program will assist in the selection of papers for review in the MS Journal Club. (OROFAC SCI)


296 Master's Thesis Project Design (1 units)

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Fall, Summer
Instructor(s):A. Miller Prerequisite(s): None.
Restrictions:Limited to Students enrolled in the MS program in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences.
Masters students in oral and cranifacial sciences shall establish their thesis committee; prepare, present, and modify as necessary the thesis project proposal. Students can take OCS 296 for either 1 or 2 consecutive quarters. The grade will be assigned after completion of the course. If the students do not complete the course after two quarters and incomplete will be given for the course. (OROFAC SCI)


297 Special Study (1 - 3 units)

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):Staff
Activities: Project
Reading and conferences under the direction of a member of the staff. (CELL&TISBI)


299 Dissertation (0 units)

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Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Instructor(s):R. Jordan Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidancy and permission of the graduate advisor.
Restrictions:None. Activities: Seminar, Independent Study
For graduate students engaged in research and writing the dissertation for the PhD degree. The course provides doctoral students guidance from a research mentor and dissertation committee, for the preparation of PhD research and dissertation. (OROFAC SCI)


300C Teaching Practicum (1 - 4 units)

Spring
Instructor(s):Staff Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and Graduate Adviosr
Activities: Seminar, Field Work
Practice in teaching in a course in oral biology under the supervision of the instructor in charge. (OROFAC SCI)