BIO A 355 A: Evolutionary Medicine

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:30am - 11:50am
Location: 
MGH 389
SLN: 
11369
Joint Sections: 
BIOL 385 A
Instructor:
Dan T. A. Eisenberg
Catalog Description: 
Explores evolutionary causes of health and disease. Considers how natural selection and the legacies of our human, primate, mammalian and bacterial ancestries have shaped our biology. Topics include mental disorders, aging, cancer, diet, obesity, diabetes, infectious diseases, racism, and health differences between human groups. Prerequisite: either BIO A 201 or BIOL 180. Offered: jointly with BIOL 385.
Department Requirements: 
Medical Anthropology & Global Health Option
Human Evolutionary Biology Option
GE Requirements: 
Natural World (NW)
Credits: 
3.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 11, 2018 - 9:10pm