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Course Title Term Credits Course Coordinator Notes
A101 Adaptive Systems 3 2 Professor Kenji Doya
A203 Advanced Optics 2 2 Professor Síle Nic Chormaic

Alternate years course: AY2024
Enrollment cap of 8 students

A211 Advances in Atomic Physics 2 2 Professor Síle Nic Chormaic

Alternate years course, AY2025
Enrollment cap of 8 students

B10 Analytical Mechanics 1 2 Professor Mahesh Bandi
A208 Bioorganic Chemistry 2 2 Professor Fujie Tanaka
B21 Biophysics of Cellular Membranes 3 2 Professor Akihiro Kusumi
B11 Classical Electrodynamics 2 2 Professor Tsumoru Shintake
A313 Cognitive Neurorobotics 1 2 Professor Jun Tani
A106 Computational Mechanics 3 2 Assistant Professor Marco Edoardo Rosti
A310 Computational Neuroscience 2 2 Professor Erik De Schutter
A218 Condensed Matter Physics 2 2 Associate Professor Yejun Feng
B34 Coral Reef Ecology and Biology 3 2 Professor Timothy Ravasi
A303 Developmental Biology 2 2 Professor Ichiro Masai
B49 Dynamical Systems 2 2 Professor Mahesh Bandi

Alternate years course, AY2023

A409 Electron Microscopy 3 2 Professor Matthias Wolf
A308 Epigenetics 3 2 Professor Hidetoshi Saze
A304 Evolutionary Developmental Biology 3 2 Professor Noriyuki Satoh
B41 Fundamentals of Ecology 1 2 Assistant Professor David Armitage
A219 General Relativity 1 2 Associate Professor Yasha Neiman

Alternate years course, AY2025

B35 Genetics and Modern Genetic Technologies 1 2 Assistant Professor Tomomi Kiyomitsu
B38 Human Subjects Research: A Primer 1 2 Professor Gail Tripp
A213 Inorganic Electrochemistry 1 2 Associate Professor Julia Khusnutdinova
B48 Introduction to Complexity Science 2 2 Professor Ulf Dieckmann
B37 Introduction to embodied cognitive science 2 2 Assistant Professor Tom Froese

Enrollment cap of 9

B46 Introduction to Machine Learning 1 2 Associate Professor Makoto Yamada
B40 Introduction to Polymer Science 1 2 Professor Christine Luscombe
B36 Introduction to Real Analysis 1 2 Assistant Professor Xiaodan Zhou

Alternate years course, AY2024

B20 Introductory Evolutionary Developmental Biology 2 2 Associate Professor Hiroshi Watanabe
B52 Introductory Neuroscience 1 2 Professor Yukiko Goda
A107 Lie Algebras 1 2 Assistant Professor Liron Speyer

Alternate years course: AY2024

B29 Linear Algebra 1 2 Assistant Professor Liron Speyer

Alternate years course, AY2025

A321 Macroevolution 2 2 Assistant Professor Lauren Sallan
A110 Measure Theory and Integration 1 2 Assistant Professor Xiaodan Zhou

Alternate years course: AY2025

A319 Microbial Evolution and Cell Biology 1 2 Assistant Professor Filip Husnik
A212 Microfluidics 3 2 Professor Amy Shen

Course not offered AY2023-AY2025

B27 Molecular Biology of the Cell 1 2 Assistant Professor Keiko Kono
B23 Molecular Evolution 3 2 Associate Professor Tom Bourguignon
A307 Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling 2 2 Professor Tadashi Yamamoto

Course retires AY2023

A314 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory I 3 2 Professor Jeff Wickens
A318 Neurobiology of Learning and Memory II 3 2 Assistant Professor Kazumasa Tanaka

From AY2024, this course moves to term 2

A306 Neuroethology 1 2 Professor Yoko Yazaki-Sugiyama
B24 Neuromotor Systems 2 2 Associate Professor Marylka Yoe Uusisaari
A316 Neuronal Molecular Signaling 3 2 Assistant Professor Marco Terenzio
A220 New Enzymes by Directed Evolution 1 2 Associate Professor Paola Laurino

Enrollment cap of 8

A111 Nonlinear Time Series Analysis and Manifold Learning 3 2 Assistant Professor Gerald Pao

Alternate years course: AY2023

A105 Nonlinear Waves: Theory and Simulation 2 2 Associate Professor Emile Touber
A214 Nucleic Acid Chemistry and Engineering 2 2 Professor Yohei Yokobayashi
B33 Organic Photonics and Electronics 1 2 Assistant Professor Ryota Kabe
A108 Partial Differential Equations 3 2 Associate Professor Qing Liu
A115 Partial Differential Equations II 2 2 Professor Ugur Abdulla
B08 Physics for Life Sciences 2 2 Professor Bernd Kuhn
A315 Quantifying Naturalistic Animal Behavior 3 2 Assistant Professor Sam Reiter
A227 Quantum Engineering – Simulation and Design 3 2 Professor Jason Twamley
A205 Quantum Field Theory 3 2 Professor Shinobu Hikami
A231 Quantum Information and Communication Theory 2 2 Associate Professor David Elkouss
A228 Quantum Many-body Physics 1 2 Assistant Professor Philipp Höhn
A223 Quantum Materials Science 3 2 Associate Professor Yoshinori Okada
A230 Quantum Optics for Qubits 3 2 Assistant Professor Hiroki Takahashi
A221 Relativistic Mechanics and Classical Field Theory 1 2 Associate Professor Yasha Neiman

Alternate years course, AY2024

A312 Sensory Systems 3 2 Associate Professor Izumi Fukunaga
A233 Stability Analysis of Nonlinear Systems 2 2 Professor Mahesh Bandi

Alternate years course, AY2024

A229 Statistical Fluctuations and Elements of Physical Kinetics 2 2 Professor Denis Konstantinov
A225 Statistical Mechanics, Critical Phenomena and Renormalization Group 1 2 Assistant Professor Reiko Toriumi
B12 Statistical Physics 2 2 Professor Nic Shannon
B31 Statistical Tests 2 1 Professor Tomoki Fukai
B44 Stellar Physics 1 2 External Professor Shigehiro Nagataki
A103 Stochastic Processes with Applications 3 2 Professor Simone Pigolotti

Students must install the Jupyter notebook

B30 Surface Sciences 2 2 Professor Yabing Qi
A226 Synthetic Chemistry for Carbon Nanomaterials 3 2 Assistant Professor Akimitsu Narita
A320 The Cell Cycle and Human Diseases 2 2 Assistant Professor Franz Meitinger
B42 The Diversity of Fish 1 2 Professor Vincent Laudet
A224 The Earth System 3 2 Professor Satoshi Mitarai
B13 Theoretical and Applied Fluid Mechanics 2 2 Professor Pinaki Chakraborty
B14 Theoretical and Applied Solid Mechanics 3 2 Professor Gustavo Gioia
A209 Ultrafast Spectroscopy 3 2 Professor Keshav M. Dani

Enrollment cap of 8 students

A104 Vector and Tensor Calculus 1 2 Professor Eliot Fried

** Optional courses PD3, PD4, and PD5 may be taken only as part of the pre-enrollment Gap Program.  Credits for these optional courses are not counted towards your final balance of required credits.