Biology of Aging
- Fred W Turek - 847/467-6512 - Cook Hall, Room 2-141
- Technological Institute L251 - TuTh 12:30PM - 1:50PM
- This course is designed to offer the student a comprehensive treatment of what is presently known about why and how we age. The course will be taught from both a comparative point of view, as well as discuss the implications for human health, disease and successful aging.
One term paper
- Biol_Sci 110-3, 210-3, 216 and 217 or consent of the instructor. Letter grade only. No P/N.
- Lectures and class discussion
- 1 midterm, 1 final exam, 1 term paper
1. Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging by Aldwin and Gilmer
Sage Publications, Inc., copyright 2004
2. A Means to an End: The Biological Basis of Aging and Death by William R. Clark
Oxford University Press, New York, NY, copyright 1999
In addition to 1 and 2, there will be journal articles that will be posted on Blackboard.
Biology of Aging by Robert Arking, Sinauer Associates Inc., Sunderland, MA, copyright 1998, ISBN 0-87893-043-4,
Sage KE, http://sageke.sciencemag.org
- Prerequisites apply, see description
- Enrollment Requirements: Pre-requisite: Students must have completed BIOL_SCI 110 -1,-2,-3 or BIOL_SCI 210 -1,-2,-3 to register for this course.
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