Gary Eitzen

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Cell Biology Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Cell Biology Dept
Email
gary.eitzen@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-6062
Address
5.23A Medical Sciences Building
8613 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H7

Courses

CELL 402 - The Birth and Death of a Cell

An advanced course dealing with cell differentiation, intracellular and extracellular signaling processes, the cell cycle, apoptosis and necrosis. Consists of lecture material and small group learning sessions. Topics include stem cell research, cancer therapy and human disorders involving cell death (e.g., Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease). Requires reading and discussion of current research articles. Prerequisite: any 300-level Science course or consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
CELL 445 - Current Topics in Cell Biology

Study of recent literature that defines significant advances in cellular and molecular biology research. Introduces students to advancements in cellular and molecular biology research of outstanding quality and interest. Instruction will be provided on critical analysis of research articles, presentation of scientific results, and assessment of research grants. Students will be exposed to current literature through student-led presentations and discussions. Prerequisites: Any 300-level Science course or consent of Department. Enrolment is limited and registration is by consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020
CELL 502 - The Birth and Death of a Cell

An advanced course dealing with cell differentiation, intracellular and extracellular signaling processes, the cell cycle, apoptosis and necrosis. Consists of lecture material and small group learning sessions. Topics include stem cell research, cancer therapy and human disorders involving cell death (e.g. Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease). Will require reading and discussion of current research articles. Lectures are the same as for CELL 402 but with additional assignments and evaluation appropriate to graduate studies. May not be taken if credit has already been obtained in CELL 402. Prerequisites: Consent of the Department.

Winter Term 2021
CELL 545 - Current Topics in Cell Biology

Study of recent literature that defines significant advances in cellular and molecular biology research. Introduces students to advancements in cellular and molecular biology research of outstanding quality and interest. Instruction will be provided on critical analysis of research articles, presentation of scientific results, and the construction and assessment of research grants. Students will be exposed to current literature through student-led presentations, discussion, and the development of a research proposal. Prerequisite: Enrolment is limited and registration is by consent of Department.

Fall Term 2020

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