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MEDG 420 Human Genomics and Medical Genetics

Sequence and structure of the human genome. Human genetic evolution. Identification of genes affecting normal and pathological variation. Molecular mechanisms of genetic diseases and disorders. Medical applications of human genetics.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: One of BIOL 335, BIOL 338. (A standing of 'B' or higher is recommended, however, higher grades take priority in the registration process.)


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedMEDG 420 001Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed9:0011:00

NOTE: This is an upper level Medical Genetics course requiring independent learning, class discussion and strong background in basic genetics. Students must have at least a 'B' grade in the prerequisites BIOL335 and BIOL338.

Wait list: email Cheryl Bishop at medical.genetics@ubc.ca and include your student # and your grades in the prerequisites.