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Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences

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Medical Sciences 4900

Description:  Advanced IMS Lab. Offered jointly by Basic Medical Science Departments, this laboratory course introduces students to a variety of techniques used in medical research. Major topics include models of human disease, real time PCR, biochemical assays, histology, and medical imaging. The laboratory provides an introduction to research, with emphasis on hands-on experience.

Medical Sciences 4930

Professor: Nicole Campbell

Description:  Offered jointly by Basic Medical Science Departments, this lecture course will provide students with background knowledge in a variety of techniques and topics in medical research. Major topics include disease, metabolism, proteomics and signalling pathways. Students will also be introduced to scientific writing.

Textbook Readings Required: No

Most Frequent Study Style: Assignments, Group work, practical skills

Student Feedback:

  • Get started on assignments early; talk to the professors often

Medical Sciences 4931

Professor: Nicole Campbell

Description:  An introduction to the basic medical sciences through a discussion and investigation of selected topics in medical sciences. Topics will focus on human diseases or conditions which are most common or result in most illness and death or burden to the health system (e.g., diabetes, obesity, cancer, neurodegenerative disease).

Textbook Readings Required: No

Most Frequent Study Style: Memorization

Student Feedback:

  • Stay on top of the work instead of leaving it until last minute so prof can review it and make suggestions

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