This course consists of a major study of the literature on a specific biological topic, under the supervision of one or more faculty members. The subject of the study is chosen in consultation with the coordinator and supervisor(s). The results of the study are presented as a major essay in the form of a review paper. (exp 6) cr 3. Available only to 4th-year students of the specialized program. Students may not retain credit for both BIOL 4017 and BIOL 4035.