Pathology - PATH


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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399 Undergraduate Research in Pathology
1 TO 4 hours. Laboratory research for advanced undergraduate students. Animals used in instruction. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Application of credit toward the degree is contingent upon the approval of the student's college and/or department. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above and consent of the instructor.

421 General Pathology - Dental
3 hours. Basic principles of pathological processes. Prerequisite(s): ANAT 440 and PATH 407 and PHYB 401; or consent of instructor.

422 Systemic Pathology - Dentistry
3 hours. Disease process affecting specific organs. Prerequisite(s): PATH 421.

506 Medical Immunology and Flow Cytometry
2 hours. This flow cytometry workshop has been designed to fill the needs of graduate students in the understanding of the basic principles of the flow cytometry. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): Graduate or professional standing and consent of the instructor.

507 Physiological Basis of Pathology
2 hours. Subject matter allied to general pathology but going deeper into physical chemistry and physiological principles, as set forth in N.R. Joseph's "Comparative Physical Biology." Same as HSTL 507. Prerequisite(s): HSTL 401; or PATH 421 and PATH 422.

510 General Pathology
3 hours. Introduction to the science of disease for graduate students in areas of biomedical research with a focus on the mechanisms of basic pathological processes at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and whole organism levels. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Corequisites: Background in basic molecular and cell biology is highly recommended.

511 Pathobiology of Cancer
3 hours. Introduction to principles of carcinogenesis, tumor biology, and oncology, including cancer epidemiology, molecular-cellular basis of cancer, tumor progression, invasion and metastasis, and prevention, detection, diagnosis, and therapy of cancer. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Basic knowledge of molecular and cell biology is highly recommended.

512 Molecular Epidemiology and Biomarkers of Disease
3 hours. Major theoretical concepts and practical issues involved in research involving molecular biomarkers in human populations, emphasizing examples from the cancer research literature. Same as EPID 512. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Some biology or medical background is recommended for epidemiology students taking this course.

513 Special Topics in Pathology
1 TO 4 hours. Topics of current interest in the fields of experimental pathology, cancer biology, molecular epidemiology, experimental design and analysis, biomarker research, and cancer prevention. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): Approval of the department.

595 Pathology Seminar and Journal Club
2 hours. Weekly seminar and journal club covering selected fields of interest and research in pathology. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only.

598 Master's Thesis Research
0 TO 16 hours. Research in experimental pathology towards M.S. degree. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.

599 Ph.D. Thesis Research
0 TO 16 hours. Research in experimental pathology towards a Ph.D. degree. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.


Information provided by the Office of Programs and Academic Assessment.

This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.