HEB 1403. The Biology of Human Aging

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Noreen Tuross
  • Term: Fall
  • Days: Th
  • Time: 12:45-2:45
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 216420
  • Subject Area: Human Evolutionary Biology

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