LMP350H1 - Introduction to Pathobiology II

Course description

Molecular basis of tissue repair and fibrosis, endocrine and signaling disorders, introduction to neurodegenerative diseases.

Animal models and genetic basis of disease.

Mechanisms infection by virus, bacteria and parasites.

Topics are chosen to complement LMP340H1 and introduce areas that may be explored in more depth in 400-level LMP courses.

Course coordinator

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

Office address: 1 King’s College Circle, MSB 6314

jeff.lee@utoronto.ca

Teaching assistant

Danielle Karakas

danielle.karakas@mail.utoronto.ca

Term

Winter 2022 

Class location and time

Wednesday 9 - 11 am

HA410
Haultain Building
170 College Street (rear of building)

Online via Zoom for lectures 1 - 3 (Jan 12 - Jan 26).

Format of classes for February will be decided by UofT/A&S in January.

Tutorial location and time

Wednesday 11 am - 12 pm

HA410
Haultain Building
170 College St.

Online via Zoom for tutorials 1 - 3 (Jan 12 - Jan 26).

Format of classes for February will be decided by UofT/A&S in January.

Office hours

Contact TA or instructors

Course details

  • Hours: 24L/12T
  • Prerequisite information: Enrolment is limited to students specialized in Pathobiology who have completed, or are completing, the first and second year requirements of the program.
  • Prerequisite: LMP340H1
  • Exclusions: LMP300Y1, LMP301H1, LMP363H1
  • Distribution requirements: Science
  • Breadth requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)
  • Enrolment limits: 35 students

Student evaluation

Term test (2 hours, short answer and/or MCQ), March 2 – 40%

Assignment (assigned topic, due Monday, Feb 28, 2022) – 20%

Final exam (2 hours, short answer and/or MCQ) – 40 %

See information on Academic Integrity

Schedule 

Date

Title

Instructor

January 12, 2022

Introduction

Medical Microbiology I: Viruses

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

January 19, 2022

Medical Microbiology II: Bacteria

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

January 26, 2022

Medical Microbiology III: Parasites

Dr. Corbeil

February 2, 2022

ECM I: Fibrosis and repair

Dr. Mohit Kapoor

February 9, 2022 Pathobiology of Steroidogenesis Dr. Gershon

February 16, 2022

ECM II: MSCs and ECM remodeling

Dr. Robb

Dr. Viswanathan

February 23, 2022

Reading week - no class

 

March 2, 2022

Term test (2 hours)

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

Danielle Karakas

March 9, 2022

Animal models

Dr. David Irwin

March 16, 2022

Biomedical genetics I

Dr. David Irwin

March 23, 2022

Biomedical genetics II

Dr. David Irwin

March 30, 2022

Metabolic and endocrine disorders I

Dr. Harry Elsholtz

April 6, 2022

Metabolic and endocrine disorders II

Dr. Harry Elsholtz

Tutorials

Date

Topic

Instructor

January 12, 2022

Introduction- Assignment

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

Danielle Karakas

January 19, 2022

Critiquing research papers I

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

Danielle Karakas

January 26, 2022

Example paper discussion

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

Danielle Karakas

February 2, 2022

Lecture material review

Danielle Karakas

February 9, 2022

Assignment Q&A

Danielle Karakas

February 16, 2022

Midterm material review

Danielle Karakas

February 23, 2022

Reading week - no tutorial

 

March 2, 2022

Term test (9 - 11 am) - no tutorial

 

March 9, 2022

Paper discussion 1

Danielle Karakas

March 16, 2022

Lecture material review

Danielle Karakas

March 23, 2022

Paper discussion 2

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

Danielle Karakas

March 30, 2022

Paper discussion 3

Danielle Karakas

April 6, 2022

Final exam material review

Danielle Karakas

Recommended readings or textbook

None
 

Recommended readings/textbook

None