1 Background of Protein Misfolding and Disease
2 Origins of the Protein-only Hypothesis of Prions
3 Controversial Evidence against the Virus-hypothesis of Prion
4 Pathology of the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
5 Structure of the Prion Protein
6 The Prion Species Barrier Assignment 2 due
7 Detection of Prion Diseases in Humans and Animals
8 Alzheimer's Disease
9 Transmission Electron Microscopy: Field trip to TEM facility
10 Oligomeric Ring Structures in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease
11 Parkinson's Disease and α-synuclein
12 Polyglutamine repeats in Kennedy's and Huntington's Diseases
13 Senile Systematic Amyloidosis and Inflammation Assignment 3 proposal due