A311
Course Coordinator: 
Mitsuhiro Yanagida
Cellular Aging and Human Longevity
Description: 

Cells undergo aging and have limited lifespans. This lecture course covers the genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms that control cellular aging and that affect the lengths of organismal lifespans. Various strategies for investigating human longevity are also discussed.

Aim: 
This course provides a current overview of cellular aging and human longevity.
Detailed Syllabus: 

TBC

Course Type: 
Elective
Credits: 
2
Assessment: 
TBC
Text Book: 
Biology of Aging by Roger B. McDonald. Garland Science 2014
Prior Knowledge: 

Requires at least advanced undergraduate level Cell Biology and Genetics or similar background knowledge