HMB441H1: Genetics of Human Disease

Hours

24L

This advanced course aims to provide students with current, in-depth knowledge of the genetics of specific human diseases, including single gene (e.g., Huntington disease), multifactorial (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease), and non-Mendelian (e.g. mitochondrial DNA-related disease) disorders, and how the use of genetics to elucidate disease mechanisms can lead to treatments and personalized medicine in order to improve healthcare.

Prerequisite
Completion of 14.0 credits including BCH210H1, one of HMB265H1/ BIO260H1, one of HMB302H1/ HMB321H1/ HMB322H1/ HMB360H1/ BCH311H1/ CSB349H1/ MGY311Y1/ PSL350H1
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
Living Things and Their Environment (4)
Mode of Delivery
In Class