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HST 070/071
Human Reproductive Biology

Term: Fall

Course Director(s): Anastasia H. Koniaris, David C. Page
Time:
M/W 1:30-5pm (1st half of term)
Location:
MIT 1-390
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
Biology (GIR), 7.05, permission of instructor
Restrictions:
Only HST students may register under HST.070, graded P/D/F.
MIT Units:
4-0-2 (G-Level Credit )
Harvard Units:
2 (P)
Lectures and clinical case discussions designed to provide the student with a clear understanding of the physiology, endocrinology, and pathology of human reproduction. Emphasis is on the role of technology in reproductive science. Suggestions for future research contributions in the field are probed. Students become involved in the wider aspects of reproduction, such as prenatal diagnosis, in vitro fertilization, abortion, menopause, contraception and ethics relation to reproductive science.