20.102 Stem Cells in Organogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Atherogenesis


Class Info

Study of the amitotic metakaryotic stem cells in fetal/juvenile organogenesis and wound healing. Explores their roles as stem cells in clonal diseases such as cancers and atherosclerosis. Application of a hypermutable/mutator stem cell model to the analysis of age-specific mortality from clonal diseases. Students taking 20.215 do additional research and computer modeling.

This class has 18.02, 7.01x, 3.091, and 5.111 as prerequisites.

20.102 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. V. Gostjeva and W. G. Thilly.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 16-220.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 20.102 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+20.102&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 20.102 Stellar site.

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