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BIO 404 Genetics of Human Disease

3.0 Credit(s)


Genetics of Human Disease covers topics on the genetic basis of human diseases. Students will study a range of genetic diseases including monogenic, chromosomal, multifactorial, and epigenetic diseases. Genetic influences on infectious disease and cancer susceptibility and progression will also be a focus. The course will examine the nature of each disease, as well as treatment options and current diagnostic techniques. This course employs reading and analysis of primary and secondary research literature and multiple methods of data analysis. Three lecture hours per week

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Prerequisites: BIO132 Introduction to Cells, BIO122 World of Cells or BIO105 Biological Systems; and BIO217 General Genetics or BIO402 Genetics or permission of Department Chairperson.