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HMB Human Biology Courses

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HMB200H1
Introductory Human Behavioural Biology 26L, 13T

Interdisciplinary course that integrates the study of biological sciences with a psychological, sociological, anthropological, and philosophical perspective. Human and animal models are used to discuss concepts of ethology and behavioural ecology, emphasizing the role of humans in society and culture.
Prerequisite: BIO150Y1/PSY100Y1/(PSY101H1, PSY102H1)


HMB201H1
Introduction to Genes, Genetics, and Biotechnology 26L, 13T

Interdisciplinary course that integrates the study of biological sciences with a psychological, sociological, anthropological, and philosophical perspective. Themes include: basic biotechnology, ethics and biotechnology, genetically engineered foods and their impact on society.
Prerequisite: BIO150Y1
Co-requisite: BIO250Y1


HMB202H1
Introduction to Health and Disease 26L, 26P

An introductory course in Health and Disease using an interdisciplinary approach that integrates developmental human biology with perspectives from the Social Sciences. An exploration of the key concepts and approaches that are necessary for understanding the dynamic nexus of human health and disease.
Prerequisite: BIO150Y1


HMB265H1
General and Human Genetics 26L, 13T

An introduction to classical and modern methods of genetic analysis. Topics include Mendelian genetics, the genetics of human population and disease, genomics, and applications of genetics to human society.
Exclusion: BIO260H1
Prerequisite: BIO150Y1
Co-requisite: BIO250Y1


HMB300H1
Human Behavioural Biology II 26L, 13T

Intermediate course for the Specialist program in Human Behavioural Biology. Consult web page for more information: http://hmb.utoronto.ca/hmb300h.
Prerequisite: HMB200H1


HMB301H1
Biotechnology 26L, 13T

Intermediate course for the Specialist program in Genes, Genetics, and Biotechnology.
Prerequisite: HMB201H1


HMB302H1
Vertebrate Histology and Histopathology 26L, 39P

Laboratory and lecture course studying the structure of the cell, various tissues and organ systems. Emphasis is on functional morphology and the adaptive response (including the inflammatory reaction) by comparing histological sections of normal tissues and organs with common diseases including cardiovascular, neoplasia, respiratory, and liver disease.
Prerequisite: BIO250Y1


HMB310H1
Laboratory in Human Behavioural Biology 26L, 39P

Interdisciplinary laboratory course that integrates the study of biological sciences with a psychological, sociological, anthropological, and philosophical perspective.
Exclusion: PSY399H1, NRS302H1
Co-requisite: HMB300H1


HMB311H1
Laboratory in Genes, Genetics, and Biotechnology 26L, 39P

Laboratory course for the Specialist program in Genes, Genetics, and Biotechnology.
Co-requisite: HMB301H1


HMB312H1
Laboratory in Health and Disease 26L, 39P

Laboratory course for the Specialist program in Health and Disease.
Prerequisite: HMB202H1
Recommended co-requisite: HMB302H1


HMB321H1
Topics in Genetics 26L, 13T

Lectures and tutorial discussions on three or four selected topics in Genetics. Emphasis is on building in-depth understanding of classical and current problems from their historical roots to recent molecular genetic results. Topics vary yearly. Consult web page for more information: http://hmb.utoronto.ca/hmb321h.
Prerequisite: BIO260H1, HMB265H1
Co-requisite: HMB301H1


HMB420H1
Seminar in Human Behavioural Biology 26S

Interdisciplinary seminar course that integrates the study of biological sciences with a psychological, sociological, anthropological, and philosophical perspective. (First offered 2003-04)
Prerequisite: HMB300H1


HMB421H1
Seminar in Genes, Genetics, and Biotechnology 26S

Seminar course for the Specialist program in Genes, Genetics, and Biotechnology. (First offered 2003-04)
Prerequisite: HMB301H1


HMB422H1
Seminar in Health and Disease 26S

Interdisciplinary seminar course that integrates the study of biological sciences with a psychological, sociological, anthropological, and philosophical perspective. (First offered 2003-04)
Prerequisite: HMB202H1, HMB302H1


HMB499Y1
Research Project in Human Biology TBA

A research project supervised by a member of the Faculty of Arts and Science or the Faculty of Medicine. Requires approval from the Human Biology Program office from which application forms may be obtained.
Prerequisite: An approved 300+ series science laboratory course


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