Research Training Course on Aging and Alzheimer's Offered this Summer at SVC

May 14, 2011

This summer, a Biological Science Research class at Southern Vermont College will offer individuals an opportunity to become part of a unique research initiative team studying the effects of aging and Alzheimer’s disease. The class, which will meet May 30 to June 22 and taught by Dr. Barry Flanary, will have students engaging in hands-on research in cellular and molecular biology, in collaboration with Vermont Veterans’ Home.

The class will focus on the current concepts in aging and Alzheimer’s disease, along with additional studies including pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. The credit-bearing, undergraduate-level research course is designed for students who wish to obtain hands-on training and experience in cellular and molecular biological research.
For more information on this course, or to register, contact Dr. Barry Flanary of SVC’s John Merck Division of Science and Technology at 802-447-4312 or by e-mail at Click here for a complete listing of summer courses. For general SVC admission inquiry, contact the Admissions Office at 802-447-6304 or e-mail