DNA Repair, Mutation and Human Health
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A survey of mechanisms of DNA repair and mutagenesis across a range of organisms, and an examination of how defects in DNA repair impact human health. Topics include germ cell mutation, somatic mutation leading to aging, changes in neurological and immunological capacity, individual predisposition to cancer, and the role of the environment.
Prerequisites: 215, 225, 230, 360.
Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.