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BIO300_1

Pathology

This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.


In this course students will learn about the processes/pathways that are involved in disease development. We will use examples from cancer, auto-immune diseases, gastrointestinal tract, cardiology, neurological diseases (Parkinson, Alzheimer) and diabetes.

Learning outcome

Students will gain knowledge about the basic mechanisms that cause pathological changes and eventual later on clinical symptoms. What causes us to be sick, which processes play a role in disease development. How do cells react to stress, injury or other external factors (food, pollution, microbes).

Contents

In this course students will learn about the processes/pathways that are involved in disease development. We will use examples from cancer, auto-immune diseases, cardiology , neurological diseases (Parkinson, Alzheimer) and diabetes.

Required prerequisite knowledge

BIO100 Cell Biology, BIO110 Anatomy and Physiology for Biological Chemistry, BIO200 Biochemistry

Recommended previous knowledge

BIO220 Microbiology, BIO230 Gene Technology and Bioinformatics

Exam

Weight Duration Marks Aid
Written exam1/14 hoursA - FNone permitted

Coursework requirements

Mandatory Presentation

Course teacher(s)

Course teacher
Emiel Janssen , Kristin Jonsdottir
Course coordinator
Emiel Janssen

Method of work

Four hours lectures each week.

Open to

Bachelor level studies at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Master level studies at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Course assessment

Forms and/or discussion

Literature

Robbins: Basic Pathology, 10th ed. Elsevier/Saunders, Philadelphia, 2017.


This is the study programme for 2019/2020. It is subject to change.

Sist oppdatert: 13.11.2019

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