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Spring 2019
Apr 09, 2020
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SYSM 577 - BioChem: Case Approach
 Biochemistry is fundamental to understanding the underlying cause of diseases and their treatments. This didactic course will cover concepts of biochemistry as applied to real disease correlates. The course is designed as a combination of lectures and practical computer based exercises utilizing functionalities of web-based resources. The students will experience the effect of mutations and polymorphisms on the genes that are causative of the underlying disease. The lectures will be presented as a series of case-studies. Most commonly encountered clinical cases will form the core of the course. At the end of the course students will be able to understand these diseases from a biochemical and an informatics point of view.

1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Systems Medicine Department

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