Calendar

LEC # TOPICS
1 Basic Molecular Biology (part 1)
2 Basic Molecular Biology (part 2)
3 Molecular Biology Techniques and Lab Intro
4 Lab
5 Genetics and Genomics
6 Lab
7 Neurotransmitters, Cell Signaling, and Cochlear Physiology
8 Inner Ear Development
9 Overview of Genetic Hearing Loss
10 Clinical Audiology Issues
11 Connexins and Clinical Testing
12 Student Discussion Session 1: Development
13 Prestin - The Molecular Motor of Outer Hair Cells
14 Transcription Factors
15 Student Discussion Session 2: Genetic Hearing Loss
16 Student Discussion Session 3: Connexins
17 Myosins
18 In situ Lab Weekend
19 Student Discussion Session 4: Transcription Factors
20 Student Discussion Session 5: Myosins
21 Hair Cell Regeneration
22 Embryonic Stem Cells
23 Student Discussion Session 6: Hair Cell Regeneration
24 Student Presentations of Lab Work
25 Exam