Courses

HEB 1403. The Biology of Human Aging

The course covers current concepts of human aging including the challenge that human aging presents to evolutionary theory.  We will explore cellular and molecular aging research in model systems; focus on the underlying mechanisms involved in the wear and tear of life, and discuss the impacts of race and climate change on human aging.

Notes: The course will involve recorded lectures, weekly responses, individual meetings, class discussion

Recommended Prep: Prerequisite of LS1b

Professor: 

Professor: 

Season: 

Fall

Days: 

Th

Time: 

12:45-2:45

Course ID: 

216420

Subject Area: 

Human Evolutionary Biology

Research Areas: 

  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2020-2021 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
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