Fall for 2005-2006
This course presents an introduction to both classical and molecular genetics. Topics to be covered include features and patterns of inheritance in bacteria, fungi, plants, animals, and humans; gene and chromosome mutations; structure and function of chromatin; DNA replication; gene expression and regulation; recombinant DNA technology; and non-Mendelian genetics. The laboratory is designed to illustrate topics covered in the lecture and to introduce students to problem solving and experimental design. Three lecture hours and one three-hour laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: BIOL-103, BIOL-104
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