Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Biology

Academics

Biology 398. Experimental Courses

Molecular and Cell Therapies

This course will use primary literature to investigate molecular, cellular and genetic therapies from proof-of-concept to clinical trials for a multitude of human diseases. Topics will include: Stem cell therapies, Chimeric T-cell Therapies, Oligonucletide therapies, Viral and non-viral Gene therapies. Effects of these treatments on modern medicine and bioethics will be discussed. Students will complete oral presentation providing background information from primary literature.