BIOL220 - Principles of Genetics

Credits: 4

This course covers fundamentals of classical, molecular and population genetics. Topics include: chemical structure of the genetic material, Mendelian theory, gene recombination, chromosome mapping, genetic mutation, gene expression and regulation, applications of recombinant DNA technology, quantitative inheritance and the genetic basis of evolution. Laboratory exercises are designed to reinforce theoretical concepts presented in the lecture portion of the course.

Prerequisites

BIOL108 and C- or better in MATH145 (or higher level MATH course).

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