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180.640.01 MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOMARKERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  3:00 - 4:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Paul Strickland
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Emphasizes the scientific basis of molecular epidemiology and provides examples of the application of molecular biology, analytical chemistry, and toxicology to the study of chronic disease etiology and its public health application, including examples in human cancer, cardiovascular, immunological, and neurological diseases. Also discusses methodological and study design problems.

Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on a paper (50%) and a final exam (50%).
Instructor Consent:
No consent required
Prerequisite:

340.601-602 or consent of instructor

Jointly Offered With:
Special Comments:
Additional 1 hour TBA