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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22


QBS 132 Molecular Biologic Markers in Human Health Studies

This course covers the use of human tissue samples in the context of translational research, including observational epidemiology studies and clinical trials. Lectures focus on study design, bio-specimen collection, biomarker types, kinetics and validation. Discussion will focus on examples of biomarker utilization including identifying susceptible populations, exposure assessment, molecular-genetic characterization of disease phenotype, evaluating drug compliance, monitoring dose-response, testing molecularly targeted therapy efficacy, and predicting prognosis.

Instructor

Dr. Angeline Andrew

Prerequisite

A college-level biology course and QBS 130 or Permission of Instructor

Offered

21F:M,W,F 8:50-9:55am, 22F