Jan 28, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEM 444 - Molecular Basis of Disease

(2 S.H.)

This course is an upper-division elective designed to instill an appreciation for the unique biochemistry associated with the causes and treatments of common communicable and non-communicable diseases. This course involves a lecture component emphasizing medical examples where biochemical understanding has provided an essential component for management of disease. This course incorporates weekly engagement with primary literature articles and presentations of the literature by small groups of students. By the end of this course, students will appreciate the causes, treatments, and societal impacts of disease on the development of the modern world. Prerequisite: △ CHEM 400 - Biochemistry I  or CHEM 405 - Biochemistry I . Grade only. Offered alternate years.

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