Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Biology 4355F/G

THE BIOLOGY OF AGING: CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR ASPECTS


Aging is an extremely complex multifactoral process governed by genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors. This course will explore current topics including: model organisms to study aging, identification of "aging genes", longevity variation among different species, signalling pathways and the role of reactive oxygen species in aging and age-associated diseases.

Prerequisite(s): Biology 3316A/B and enrollment in Year 4 of an Honors Specialization module offered through the Department of Biology or the Basic Medical Science departments.

Extra Information: Completion of one of the following courses is recommended: Biology 3338A/B, Biology 3592A/B, Biology 3595A/B, Biology 3597A/B. 2 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: BIOLOGY

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