epi 573

EPI 573 Methods and Issues in Using Biological Measurements in Epidemiologic Research (3)
Introduction to use of measurements from biological specimens in epidemiologic studies. Prepares epidemiology and laboratory science students for conduct of interdisciplinary human studies. Evaluation of biomarkers, preliminary studies, methodologic issues, quality control. Brief review of molecular biology. Applications and current literature discussed. Prerequisite: EPI 511 or EPI 512 Offered: jointly with ENV H 573; Autumn