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. The recorded lectures are from the 2014 course. (4 credits)
BIOS E-102 Newsworthy Topics in the Life Sciences (23074)
Spring term 2015
William J. Anderson, PhD. Senior Lecturer on Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University.
Course tuition: noncredit $1,250, undergraduate credit $1,250, graduate credit $2,200
Online only, beginning Jan. 29.