Genetic Epidemiologic Seminars in Current Research and Methodology
- East Baltimore
- 4th term
- 1 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2021 - 2022
- Instruction Method:
- Synchronous Online with Some Asynchronous Online
- Class Times:
- Tuesday, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Are you interested in gaining in-depth knowledge and discussing current literature in genetic epidemiology with faculty and your peers?
Genetics is everywhere, but what do all the methods mean and when do we use them?
Are you curious about ethical/social concerns in genetic epidemiology studies?
Emphasizes the importance of reading, understanding, and discussing literature. Students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty present scientific papers from the current literature in genetic epidemiology. Provides students the opportunity to interact with faculty regularly. Reviews current topics and methodology in genetic epidemiology with current faculty and research leaders and practitioners.
- Learning Objectives:
- Critically evaluate scientific literature in genetic epidemiology
- Consider bio-ethical and social concerns in genetic epidemiology studies
- Critically examine current topics in genetic epidemiology that are not covered in traditional coursework.
- Practice and improve presentation skills regarding big picture and key take-aways from genetic scientific papers
- Methods of Assessment:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 75% Participation
- 25% Presentation(s)
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Undergraduate students or students with no genetic background.
- For consent, contact: