Courses

*Life Sciences 120. Global Health Threats

The multidisciplinary application of epidemiology, molecular biology and genetics, pathogenesis, drug discovery, immunology and vaccine development, and economic analysis to understanding and combating major threats to human health in developing countries. Emphasis will be on critical readings and scientific writing. Grades will be based on papers in which students will propose the application of multidisciplinary approaches to global health threats not covered in lecture.
Prerequisite: LS 1a and LS 1b, or LPS A and one additional course from the following: Chemistry 27, Engineering 53, Life Sciences 2, MCB 60, MCB 52, MCB 54, OEB 10, OEB 53, or SCRB 10.

Professor: 

Professor: 

Richard Losick

Season: 

Spring

Days: 

T
Th

Time: 

1:00-2:30

Course ID: 

127010

Subject Area: 

Life Sciences
Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research Areas: 

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