Tumor Biology 522

Epigenetics I: Mechanisms and Human Diseases

FALL semester         Room: W302 TRB      Thursday 12:45 - 3:15

Director:  Mira Jung

This is a combined lecture/literature review/problem-based discussion course designed for upper level undergraduates and graduate students in Human Science, Molecular/Cell Biology, Tumor Biology, Pharmacology, and Neuroscience. Moreover, a broad range of topics will be covered through discussing landmark papers and emerging concepts in the field of epigenetic research, including environmental health, cancer, and neurological disorder. Following an introductory lecture on each topic, students will discuss in detail recent papers and background material concerning each individual topic.