This course will focus on cell death processes in development and cancer, including the roles, functions, and types of cell death, the mechanisms by which genes and proteins regulate cell death and survival during development, injury, and cancer, and how decisions are made by cells to repair damage, die, senesce, or become transformed. The format will be journal club style presentations by students of selected papers from the literature. The grade will be based on presentations (40%), participation in discussion (20%) and a written NSERC-style grant application (40%).
Coordinators: Dr. David Kaplan
Dates: March - April, 2019
Enrollment: Class size is limited to 15 students