20.450 Molecular and Cellular Pathophysiology
Compares the complex molecular and cellular interactions in health and disease between commensal microbial communities, pathogens and the human or animal host. Special focus is given to current research on microbe/host interactions, infection of significant importance to public health, and chronic infectious disease. Classwork will include lecture, but emphasize critical evaluation and class discussion of recent scientific papers, and the development of new research agendas in the fields presented.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 20.450 was rated 3.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Molecular and Cellular Pathophysiology (BE.450) site or on the 20.450 Stellar site.
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