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    University of Virginia
  Feb 21, 2018
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

BIOL 3140 - Biology of Aging

This interdisciplinary course will explore our current knowledge of the biology of aging in populations of plants and animals, including humans. Topics include demographic trends across species; analysis of why organisms age in the context of evolutionary theories; analysis of how organisms age in the context of cellular and physiological theories; and the genetic basis of longevity. Prerequisites: BIOL 2010 and 2020.

Credits: 3