Genetics: Principles and Practice (with lab) (BIO4207.01)

Amie McClellan
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What are genes? How do they work? How are they passed on? This course will provide an introduction to modes of inheritance as well as to genes, their structure, and their regulation. Topics discussed in this class will include, but are not limited to, the molecular structure of DNA and RNA, Mendelian inheritance, molecular properties of genes, and the regulation of gene expression. The laboratory portion of this course will provide hands-on experience with genome-wide genetic screening, highlighting the increasing importance of bioinformatics in the post-genome sequence era.

Prerequisites: prior coursework in cell biology and chemistry preferred, other prior coursework in other areas of biology upon approval of professor
Credits: 4
M 8:10am - 10:00am; Th 8:10am - 10:00am; W 8:30am - 12:00pm (lab)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
This course is categorized as 4000, All courses, Amie McClellan, Biology, Four Credit, Monday and/or Thursday Mornings, Wednesday Mornings, and tagged , , , .