HGEN 675 Stem Cell Biology (3 credits)

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Offered by: Human Genetics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Human Genetics : Introduction to the field of stem cell research. Definition of stem cells. Pluripotent stem cells and reprogramming. Adult stem cells, niche and asymmetric division. Clinical applications of stem cells. Cancer stem cells. Ethical issues surrounding stem cell research and clinical treatment.

Terms: Winter 2024

Instructors: Yamanaka, Yojiro; Ernst, Carl; Gregorieff, Alexander; Rak, Janusz; McCaffrey, Luke; Crist, Colin; Eppert, Kolja; Pastor, William; Cockburn, Katie (Winter)

  • Prerequisites: HGEN692 or equivalent Minimum grade attained by student must be: B+

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