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MEDS 3022 | 3 credit hours
Spring Semester | Syllabus(DOCX)
TR 12:30 – 1:50 PM
David Wieczorek, PhD | email@example.com | 513-558-0058
The focus of this course is to provide students with an in depth knowledge of human medical genetics. It will cover topics associated with understanding the basis of inherited human medical diseases, including chromosomal abnormalities, cancer genetics, and genetic testing and therapy. Additional topics include gene mapping and identification, immunogenetics, heart disease, alcoholism, and psychiatric disorders. Patient case studies will be emphasized.
Students will be presenting case studies illustrating how alterations and mutations in fundamental genetic processes cause human disease. The material that is presented is appropriate for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate students with knowledge of basic biology and genetics. This course will provide preparation for students taking nationally administered exams such as the GRE, MCAT and PCAT, as well as material presented in the first year of medical school.
Lynn B Jorde, John C Carey, and Michael J Bamshad(2010) Medical Genetics, 4e, Mosby/ElsevierISBN (Paperback): 978-0323053730
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