Apr 25, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019

GENET 242 - ANIMAL MODELS OF HUMAN DISEASES

[2 Credits]
This genetics course examines the different types of animal models that mimic human genetic disorders and discusses some of the underlying biochemical principles that result from these genetic alterations. By the end of the course, students should understand how various types of animal models such as Non-Human Primates, Drosophila, and mouse are used to understand human genetic disorders including congenital diseases and cancer. The class will involve one, two-hour lecture per week.