Scientists constantly make groundbreaking discoveries, some of which receive attention by the press. This course, designed for non-scientists, provides the scientific background to appreciate these reports more fully. We discuss three exciting topics in the life sciences: stem cells, cancer, and infectious diseases. (4 credits)

BIOS E-102 Newsworthy Topics in Contemporary Life Sciences (23074)
Spring term 2014
William J. Anderson, PhD, Senior Lecturer on Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University.
Class times: Thursdays beginning Jan. 30, 7:40-9:40 pm.
Course tuition: noncredit $1,070, undergraduate credit $1,070, graduate credit $2,050