Human Genetics

UPGEN 732

Topics include genetic mechanisms of disease (rare and common genetic risk variants, multi-factorial inheritance, epigenetics, cytogenetics), as well as disease-specific examples including neurogenetics, cancer genetics, pharmacogenetics, complex diseases and gene therapy. Lectures plus weekly discussion of assigned papers from the research literature. Prerequisite: University Program in Genetics 778 (or any individual University Program in Genetics 778A-F module) or completion of the first-year Medical Scientist Training Program (MTSP) curriculum, or consent of instructor.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: University Program in Genetics 778 (or any individual University Program in Genetics 778A-F module) or completion of the first-year Medical Scientist Training Program (MTSP) curriculum, or consent of instructor

Cross-Listed As
  • MGM 732
Typically Offered
Spring Only