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Unformatted text preview: Mammalian Molecular Genetics 3 credits BMS663 Section 9139 Spring 2009 Course Director : Michele Caggana, Sc.D., FACMG, Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences, Phone: Biggs Labs 473-3854 em: [email protected] No set office hours, contact the course director for an appointment. Class meets: Mon. & Wed. 11:00-12:30 AM at CMS 5112, unless otherwise indicated Learning Objective: To understand all facets of mammalian genetics with an emphasis on human disease. ¾ The student will learn about the methods for detecting chromosomal and molecular genetic disease via disease-specific/system-specific topics, including a comparison of genetic screening programs and the efficacy of screening tests. ¾ The student will be given an overview of population genetics, specifically how genes move through a population and how they maintain equilibrium. ¾ The student will learn about neuronal disease and diseases associated with mitochondrial dysfunction. ¾ The students will learn about cancer genetics and the pathways by which normal function of cells is disturbed leading to cancer....
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