HMB437H1: The Biology of the Human Metallome

Hours: 
24L

This course will discuss how heavy metals are integral to organ function through various biological pathways, the importance of metal regulation and control and its relationship with gene transcription. An introduction of metallo-therapeutics will also be featured, ranging from neurodegenerative therapies to cancer treatment.

Prerequisite: 

14 FCE complete, HMB265H1/​ BIO260H1, BIO230H1/​ BIO255H1, BCH210H1

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)