Aug 23, 2019  
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 428 - Nutrigenomics


Description:
The interrelationships of genetic variation, nutrition, and diet-related diseases. Topics to be covered include techniques used in the field, disease susceptibility alleles, diet and gene expression, personalized diets, and case studies. BIOL 428 and BIOL 528 is a layered course; students may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: BIOL 321 or CHEM 432 or instructor permission.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

The student will be able to recommend a diet given genomic data

 

Project, case study, discussion

The student will be able to identify SNPs that respond to diet

 

Problem sets, exam

The student will be able to calculate a risk profile for an individual given data

 

Problem sets, project, exam

The student will be able to critique scientific literature in nutrigenomics

 

Project, case study, discussion

The student will be able to give and explain examples of variation in alleles, gene regulation, and epigenetictags that relate to diet.

 

Problem sets, Exams





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