Evolution is a fundamental unifying principle of biology. This class takes a broad approach to illustrate how an evolutionary perspective augments medical research and practice. Topics covered range from the evolution of human populations, to antibiotic resistance, and include medical conditions as diverse as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer or aging.
Course Director: Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis.
Lecturers: Vaughn Cooper, Erik Wright, Dennis Kostka, and Matt Nicotra
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