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