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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • HST.730 (Fall 2002) 
  • Course Title:
  • Molecular Biology for the Auditory System 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Health Sciences and Technology 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Anne Skvorak Giersch
    Prof. Stefan Heller
    Prof. Doug Cotanche
    Dr. Marley Kenna
    Prof. Charlie Liberman
    Prof. Heidi Rehm
    Prof. Bill Sewell
    Prof. Chen Zheng-Yi
  • Course Introduction:

  • HST.730 Molecular Biology for the Auditory System

    Fall 2002

    Course Highlights

    sample exam, in addition to lab project backgound information, may be downloaded.

    Course Description

    An introductory course in the molecular biology of the auditory system. First half focuses on human genetics and molecular biology, covering fundamentals of pedigree analysis, linkage analysis, molecular cloning, and gene analysis as well as ethical/legal issues, all in the context of an auditory disorder. Second half emphasizes molecular approaches to function and dysfunction of the cochlea, and is based on readings and discussion of research literature.

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