BMED 811 Advanced Molecular Biology
This course concentrates on the molecular biology of mammalian models particularly mechanisms involved in human diseases. The human genome project, forensic analysis, DNA diagnostics of human diseases, models of transcriptional and growth regulation and cancer, DNA repair, RNA processing and translation are all discussed. Emphasis on recent findings and course materials will be drawn from current reviews. Three lecture hours per week. Winter. C. Mueller. Offered jointly with BCHM-411* with additional work required. PREREQUISITE: BCHM-310 or 315*/316*/317* or permission of the instructor EXCLUSION: BCHM-411, BCHM-811*.
The Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (DBMS) is located in Botterell Hall, which also houses the Bracken Health Sciences library and excellent animal care facilities. Students in the DBMS graduate program will have access to infrastructure and expertise from 58 primary DBMS faculty members, which includes 4 Tier I and 3 Tier II Canada Research Council Chairs, in the Centre for Cardiac, Circulation, and Respiratory Science, the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Unit, the Centre for Neuroscience Studies, the Research Group in Reproduction, Development, and Sexual Function, the Protein Function and Discovery Facility and the Divisions of Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Emergency Medicine, Neurology and Respirology in the Faculty of Health Sciences. In addition to the unique equipment found in the laboratories of participating faculty, additional resources available to students include a common animal care facility, common autoclaves, common and individual bacterial incubators, common and individual centrifuges, common cold rooms, common confocal microscopes, common and individual fluorescent microscopes, common dark rooms, common and individual gel documentation systems, a common electron microscopy.
BMED 804 Clinically Oriented Anatomy A detailed study of the gross and functional anatomy of the human body with emphasis on clinical application. The course is given jointly with part of Phase I of the medical curriculum. Additional work prescribed for graduate students. Full course; lectures, laboratories and tutorials. L.W. MacKenzie. EXCLUSION: ANAT 814