Five College Consortium

Frontiers in Health & Biomedic

Subject Name: 
Natural Science
Course Number: 
Hampshire College
Dreaming about winning a Nobel Prize in medicine? You might need this class exploring exciting topics in contemporary biomedical research.We will focus on rapidly advancing areas such as human microbiome, immunology targeted drug delivery, circadian rhythms, and more, with each of 6 Natural Science faculty members leading discussions on a cutting edge topic. Activities will include analysis of research papers, exploration of methodologies, problem solving, and an examination of the implications of this research for the future of medicine. Finally, students will have the opportunity to conduct independent inquiry into a topic of interest to them.
Independent Work Students are expected to spend approximately 6-8 hours of preparation and work outside of class time.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Frontiers in Health & Biomedic
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0 Jason Tor;Cynthia Gill;Rayane Moreira;Christopher Jarvis;Alan Goodman;;;; 02:30PM-05:20PM M Cole Science Center 316