CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN BIOMARKER RESEARCH & INDIVIDUALIZED MEDICINE (SCHOOL OF BRIM)

brim course

UT course #: BRIM6200 - 3cr

Prerequisites: None, however previous completion of BIPG5100 (Fundamentals of BPG) is recommended, particularly for students who do not have a good background in molecular biology.

Offered:  Spring semester.  Mon./Thurs., 10:00am-12;00pm, Room 127HEB

Course Directors:  Unit 1: Dr. Alexei Fedorov; Unit 2: Dr. Kathryn M. Eisenmann

Summary:  This course is team-taught by instructors from The University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University. The course is blended, with both face-to-face and pre-recorded online lectures. Students will be familiarized with the nature and discovery of biomarkers, how the diagnostic value of these potential biomarkers is validated, and how their clinical use is implemented. The role of biomarkers in developing individualized medical approaches will also be discussed.

* NEW COURSE FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS *

SOMN732 Introduction to Biomarkers & Personalized Medicine, is a new course based on the BRIM course for 1st & 2nd year Medical students.  Medical students who wish to take this course should participate in the BRIM course WITHOUT registering for the course. When/if they complete the course, the Preclinical Elective Request Form must be filled out and signed by the student and the course director. The form is then submitted to the Registrar's Office, where it will be posted to the transcripts, and the student will receive credit for the course. SOMN732 course description can be found here.

Full course syllabus can be found here

Spring 2017 Schedule of lectures

Grading: The grade will be determined entirely by performance on projects assigned and graded by each instructor.
Homework: 30%
Labs + Activity: 10%
Mid-term Exam: 30%
Final Exam: 30%

END-OF-COURSE STUDENT EVALUATION can be found here
After completion of the BRIM course, please click on the link above, print out the evaluation form, complete and return in anonymously to:

Jo Anne Gray
BPG Program
3rd Floor, CCE Building
Room 3108
Mail stop 1036

STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES (SLO's) for the BRIM course can be found here

Last Updated: 6/15/17