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: 

14 FCE complete, HMB265H1/​ BIO260H1, BCH210H1, HMB302H1/​ HMB321H1/​ HMB322H1/​ BCH311H1/​ CSB349H1/​ MGY311Y1/​ PSL350H1, and HMB201H1/​ HMB202H1/​ HMB203H1/​ HMB204H1

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