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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 enrolment in Year 4 of an Honours Specialization module offered through the Department of Biology or the Basic Medical Science departments.