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.

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