Biology: Molecular, Cell, and DevelopmentalBIOL 206 Introduction to Stem Cell Biology

Fundamental concepts, experimental approaches, and current advances in stem cell biology, with consideration of key ethical issues. Topics include: self-renewal and differentiation; the microenvironment; epigenetics; cell-cycle regulation; and how basic research translates to medical therapeutics. Ethical, moral, and political issues surrounding stem cell research are discussed with lectures from philosophy and other relevant disciplines.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

William Sullivan