170.11 Introduction to Stem Cell Biology (1 units) Fall, Winter
Instructor(s): M. McMaster Prerequisite(s): This course is designed primarily for second year medical students who are also taking Life Cycle, but first year students may also take this course.
Restrictions: no Activities: Lecture
Introduction to Stem Cell Biology: This course is an introduction to stem cell biology. Topics to be covered include the early stages of human development and methods of stem cell derivation. Regenerative medicine therapies will be profiled including neurological, cardiac and pancreatic applications. The role of stem cells in cancer will also be discussed.
245 Cell & Developmental Biology (4 units) Fall
Instructor(s): A. Frost Prerequisite(s): Calculus, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and an advanced course in biology are highly desirable.
Activities: Lecture, Conference
Modern aspects of the molecular basis of cell function are examined with emphasis on how cells move, secrete, divide, and communicate with each other.
250 Research (1 - 8 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
Instructor(s): Staff Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor
299 Dissertation (0 units) Fall, Winter, Spring
Instructor(s): Staff Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy and permission of the graduate adviser
For graduate students engaged in writing the dissertation for the PhD degree.