Academic Catalog

GENE757 STEM CELLS AND NEUROBIOLOGY

Course Code: 2190757
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Stem cells and neurobiology, Stem cell-based technologies in Neurobiology, Stem-cell derived neural cell types for basic research, Stem cell-derived neural models as drug discovery platforms, Therapeutic applications of stem cells in Neurobiology, Induced pluripotent stem cells and neurodegenerative disease modeling, CRISPR/Cas9 strategies for genome editing in neurodegenerative diease modeling,, Two-and three-dimensional neural cultures generated from stem cells.