MM701 Genetics Epidemiology of Disease (Fall Semester)

Instructors: Kenneth Albrecht, Clinton Baldwin, Shoumita Dasgupta, Lindsay Farrer, Mark Logue, Faina Schwartz and Sam Thiagalingam

Course Goals

  • Gain an appreciation for the human genetics field including the diverse areas of endeavor, genetic
    epidemiology in particular.
  • Learn a variety of concepts in genetics and epidemiology which would allow a student to read and
    evaluate literature in most medical journals which report on this type of science.
  • Be able to perform a variety of numerical solving problems related to the human genetics field
    without advanced training in math or statistics.
  • Discover the relevance of genetics to virtually all areas of biomedical research and clinical
    endeavor, and perhaps utilize the knowledge in one’s chosen discipline.
March 12, 2009
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine