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Fall 2019
Feb 27, 2021
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BIOL 2860 - Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
BIOL 2860 is designed for graduate students and focuses on the underlying causes of human disease. The course will explore the mechanistic basis of phenylketonuria, thalidomide toxicity, and cystic fibrosis. Students should have a solid background in the life sciences with an understanding of the fundamental principles of molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, and cell biology. Emphasis will be placed on the development of presentation skills and research design. Readings will be assigned from Robbins Basic Pathology 10th Edition (2018), Junqueira’s Basic Histology Text & Atlas 14th Edition (2016), primary literature, and reviews. Both textbooks are available online through the library website.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

Pathology & Lab. Medicine Division
Biology (Bio) Department


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