12.091 Medical Geology/Geochemistry: An Exposure

January (IAP) 2006

Multi disciplinary Medical Geology/Geochemistry.
Multi disciplinary Medical Geology/Geochemistry. (Image by Dr. Ila Pillalamarri.)

Course Highlights

This course features lecture notes and projects. It is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

Course Description

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of Medical Geology/Geochemistry. Medical Geology/Geochemistry is the study of the interaction between abundances of elements and isotopes and the health of humans and plants.
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Staff

Instructor:
ILA PILLALAMARRI (Dr. P. ILA)

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Five sessions for 4 weeks
2 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate