Lecture Notes

LEC # TOPICS
1 Basic Molecular Biology (part 1) (PDF - 2.3 MB)
2 Basic Molecular Biology (part 2) (PDF - 2.1 MB)
3 Molecular Biology Techniques and Lab Intro (PDF - 1.8 MB)
4 Lab
5 Genetics and Genomics  (PDF - 3.0 MB)
6 Lab
7 Neurotransmitters, Cell Signaling, and Cochlear Physiology
8 Inner Ear Development (PDF - 1.1 MB)
9 Overview of Genetic Hearing Loss (PDF - 2.1 MB)
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 (PDF - 1.6 MB)
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 (PDF - 3.1 MB)
23 Student Discussion Session 6: Hair Cell Regeneration
24 Student Presentations of Lab Work
25 Exam