Course Catalog » Epidemiology 217

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 217
Course Title: Molecular & Genetics Epidemiology I
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Clinical Research Program

Course Description: This course introduces the concepts, principles, & use of molecular and genetic methods in epidemiologic and clinical research. Students will develop a framework for interpreting, assessing & incorporating such measures in their area of research. In particular, students will learn about: common molecular measures available; including such measures into clinical research; and interactions between genes & other exposures.
Prerequisites: Epi 180.04 & possession of MD, PhD, DDS or PharmD or equivalent degree. Exceptions to these prerequisites may be made with the consent of the course director, space permitting.
Restrictions: This course is open to a limited number of individuals outside of the ATCR and Master's in Clinical Research programs. Preference is given to UCSF-affiliated personnel. Auditing is not permitted.
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: T. Hoffmann
Additional Instructor(s): J. Witte
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No