This course will explore the cellular mechanisms underlying aging and a variety of noninfectious diseases and disorders ranging from diabetes and obesity to Alzheimer's and variosu cancers. In addition to lectures,students will read and discuss relevant primary and secondary literature. Assessments will include student-led discussion of primary literature and group presentations of disease topics. Acceptables towards Biological Sciences Specialization Areas: PHNB, CEBG cell biology category, GENB cell biology/physiology category.
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