LMP410H1 - Pathobiology of Neurodegenerative Disease 24L

Course description

Molecular basis of neurodegenerative diseases of the central nervous system, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Prion diseases.

Current research topics in neurodegenerative diseases.

Course coordinator

Dr Janice Robertson

Office address: Krembil Discovery Tower, 60 Leonard Ave.
Rm 6KD445

jan.robertson@utoronto.ca

 

Dr Gerold Schmitt-Ulms

Office address: Krembil Discovery Tower, 60 Leonard Ave.
Rm 4KD487

g.schmittulms@utoronto.ca

Teaching assistant

Sam Killackey

sam.killackey@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Term Fall 2020
Class location and time

Wednesday 10:00 am-12:00 pm

MSB 4279

Tutorial location and time TBD
Office hours TBD

Course details

  • Hours: 24L
  • Prerequisite: BCH311H1/​( PSL300H1, PSL301H1) or with permission of department
  • Exclusions: none
  • Distribution requirements: Science
  • Breadth requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)
  • Enrolment limits: 40 students

Student evaluation

Mid-term: 25% for in-class component plus 25% for homework component

Final exam: 50%