Devlpmntal origins of Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Public Health

Course Number: 
590TL
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Do diseases like cancer and diabetes begin in the womb? This seminar will introduce students to key concepts and emerging concerns in the field of developmental toxicology. Through discussion of historical examples and recent research papers, students will learn how the combination of teratogens and critical windows of exposure can result in a spectrum of outcomes ranging from birth defects to diseases that emerge at later life stages.
Comments: 

PreReq: Biology 101 or 102

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
25875

Course Sections

Devlpmntal origins of Disease
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0

Alicia Timme-Laragy

F 1:25PM 2:15PM