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Biology of Human Disease

This course uses human disease as a vehicle to study biology in a context that is relevant to students' lives. We will focus specifically on cancer, AIDS, and sickle-cell anemia. These diseases will be used to illustrate concepts in genetics and cell and molecular biology. The course will provide experience in scientific problem solving and in evaluation of scientific evidence, so that students develop an appreciation of how science works. Student will also examine ethical and social policy issues associated with these diseases.

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2018 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9976 MWF
12:00 - 12:50 pm
Skvirsky,Rachel C Y03-3350
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/04/2018 - 12/14/2018
Capacity: 24
Enrolled: 24
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
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Course Attributes: Distribution Area: Natural Sciences