Course Description

Use of the genetic model organism Drosophila in biomedical research, with specific emphasis on cancer research. Students will read, discuss and present classical papers and current literature in the field to enhance their ability to critically evaluate the primary scientific literature.


BIO260H1 / HMB265H1,
Two of CSB328H1 / CSB331H1 / CSB349H1 / MGY350H1


Prof. U. Tepass

Contact Hours

12L, 12T, 12S

Evaluation (Subject to change)

Student seminar: 20%
Midpoint essay: 15%
Final essay: 20%
Quizzes: 35%
Participation: 10%

Last updated on June 2nd, 2020