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2015-2016 Catalog

BIOL 340 Molecular Medicine

This course covers the methods used to elucidate the molecular component of human disease. Readings and discussion focus on the primary literature of diseases inherited as defects in single genes, those most amenable to gene therapy. Disease management, therapeutic protocols, federal oversight of gene-based therapy, and personal genetic medicine are discussed. Lecture/discussion/seminar. [S]

Prerequisite

BIOL 255 or permission of instructor

Instructor

Caslake