Skip to main content

Joseph Bast, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Departmental Teaching
The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology is responsible for a large percentage of education of first year medical students as well as educating masters, Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D. students carrying out their research within the department. The following courses are directed by members of the Anatomy and Cell Biology Faculty.

Human Anatomy and Embryology

Cell and Tissue Biology


Graduate Teaching

Human Anatomy and Embryology (Gross Anatomy): ATMY 821 (Fall) and ATMY 822 (Spring)
Taught to 1st year medical students in the first and second semester, the aim of this course is to provide medical students with a basic understanding of the structural organization of the human body at the gross (macroscopic) level. The course uses both lecture and laboratory formats to overview of each of the major body systems in order to emphasize the relationship between structure and function.

Participating Anatomy and Cell Biology Faculty:
George C. Enders, Ph.D.
Joe Bast, Ph.D.
Charles Little, Ph.D.
Brenda Rongish, Ph.D.
Xiaoming Zhang, Ph.D

Last modified: Dec 06, 2020


Joseph Bast, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus