Molecular Basis of Human Genetic Disease

Course Number: 
Path 516
Course Type: 
Elective
Currently Offered: 
Yes
Credits: 
3
Quarter: 
Spring
Location: 
UW
Instructor (MCB Faculty): 
Byers, Peter H.

The course covers basic elements of medical genetics, genetic mechanisms of disease and organ system-based examples. The aim is to provide a graduate-level introduction to human genetic disease mechanisms. The presentation format is didactic and integrated in content with Genome Sciences 531, a reading and discussion course on the molecular mechanisms of human genetic disease.

Areas of Interest: 
Genetics, Genomics & Evolution
Elective Area: 
Cancer Biology
Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions
Genetics, Genomics & Evolution