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Course Description

The course introduces mouse as the main model for studies of human biology. It starts with the mouse genetics, continues with classical genetic analysis in the mouse, and moves to genetic basis of immunological phenomena such as receptor editing, B-cell tolerance and autoimmunity. At the end, two lectures and hands-on workshops familiarize students with the basics of microarray analysis and next generation sequencing.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – Bachelor’s. You will be contacted after registration for required evidence of immunization; please contact with any questions regarding immunizations.

Instructor Approval: Required. Please email the instructor of this course to request permission to enroll. We typically recommend including a resume, your educational history, and 2-3 sentences as to why you are interested in taking the course. You may register for this course before receiving approval, but your enrollment will not be confirmed until approval is received. Please contact us at if you have not heard back from your instructor.

Refund Policy: The refund policy for Courses at Tufts offerings is dependent on the type and the instruction mode of the offering: whether the course is in-person, virtual synchronous, virtual asynchronous, or a workshop or short course. Please refer to the section details to confirm the instruction mode and type of offering as well as any exceptions to the standard refund policy. The refund policies for each offering type and instruction mode are viewable here:

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Affiliated With:

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences