Epigenetics and the Impact on Health and DiseaseSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Biology, Biomedicine / Biotechnology, Pre-Medicine / Health Science
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Epigenetic modifications are one of the main mechanisms underlying the phenomenon by which organisms alter gene expression and phenotypic characteristics in response to environmental conditions. This course will cover basic concepts of epigenetics as well as detailed concepts how epigenetics control and influence human development as well as how epigenetic alterations can cause various diseases such as for example cancer, metabolic disorders, and neurological conditions.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Neuroscience