The following courses are offered by the faculty of the Biomedical Genetics Program:
- MS710 A1 Transdisciplinary Training Program in Addiction Science (Fall Semester)
This introductory course will cover the broad field of addiction with a focus on drug dependence. In one segment of the course, students will learn about the spectrum of drug dependence disorders and modalities for diagnosis and treatment. Another segment will present a wide variety of approaches for studying addiction using the tools of epidemiology, genetics, pharmacology, neurobehavior, and animal models. Emphasis will be placed on transdisciplinary approaches which are essential for understanding and combating addition disorders. In addition, students will be exposed to the impact of addiction on the family and society, and public policy issues addressing the prevention of addiction.
- GMS MM701 Genetics & Epidemiology of Disease Course
Topics include: Human Genome Structure and Function; Population Genetics; Genetic Risk Assessment; Non-Mendelian Inheritance; Approaches for Studying the Genetics of Complex Traits; Chromosomes and Chromosome Abnormalities; Principles of Cancer Genetics and Genetic Diagnostics; Methods of Human Linkage Analysis; Identifying Human Disease Genes; Genotype-Phenotype Correlations; and Applications of the “New Genetics”.