Classes

    Intro to Anaerobe Physiology

    Semester: 

    Winter

    Offered: 

    2022

    Hosted by the Harvard Microbial Sciences Initiative and co-hosted by the Harvard Infectious Diseases Consortium and Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center

    Course Overview:

    Life on planet earth has been dominated by anaerobes, from the earliest forms of life to the complex microbial communities that comprise your internal gut microbiota. This nanocourse will introduce unique aspects of anaerobe physiology, including adaptions to thrive in anaerobic environments.

    Course schedule:

    Session 1 (Wed Jan 19, 2...

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    POSTPONED Childhood Cancers: The path to precision medicine

    Semester: 

    Winter

    Offered: 

    2022

    Course Description & Assignments
    Pediatric cancers are the leading cause of disease related death in childhood. Children that do survive are frequently left with devastating and life-long morbidity from the treatments required to cure them. The last two decades have shed tremendous insights into the drivers of these cancers, providing optimism that precision medicine approaches may lead to more effective treatments. 

    In this course, we will review the genetic drivers of childhood cancers and the mechanisms through which they drive tumor formation,...

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