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GS11 1162 Case Studies in Gene-Environment Interaction

Boerwinkle, Eric. Two semester hours. Fall annually. Prerequisite: Molecular Genetics

This course will focus on the link between environmental factors and individual genetic factors on the incidence and progression of human disease.  The method of study will be classic case studies of gene-environment interactions resulting in human diseases. The course will be taught by expert faculty and involve student presentations of classic papers.  The methods of discovery and the impact of the discovery of human health will be emphasized as policies of public health are conceptualized.  Experts from outside GSBS who made these sentinel discoveries will be visiting faculty.

Course Outline Fall 2012