Prerequisite: BSCI330. Students will explore the cellular mechanisms underlying aging and a variety of noninfectious diseases and disorders ranging from diabetes and obesity to Alzheimer's and various cancers. In addition to online lectures, students will read and discuss relevant primary and secondary literature in the area of cell biology and biomedicine. Assessments will include assignments/quizzes, discussion forums, and one or more wiki page/PowerPoint-based presentations covering topics relevant to aging and disease. Acceptable towards Biological Sciences Specialization Areas: PHNB, CEBG cell biology category, GENB cell biology/physiology category.