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Genetics

Genetics

Course Numbers:

Genetics: BIOL 3600

 

Genetics:

Review of principles of Mendelian and quantitative inheritance considered at a morphological and molecular level, including a survey of population genetics, theories of natural selection, the study of amino acids, and nucleotide substitutions as "evolutionary clocks."

Genetics

Course Numbers:

Genetics: BIOL 3600

 

Genetics Textbook Information:

 Pierce, B. A. (2014). Genetics: A Conceptual Approach (5th ed.). New York, NY: W. H. Freeman.   ISBN 9781464192685 

 

 

 

Genetics

Course Numbers:

Genetics: BIOL 3600

 

Genetics:

  • Explain the fundamentals of transmission genetics
  • Describe the composition of genetic material, the structure of genes, mutational events, the genetic code, and protein synthesis
  • Describe the mechanisms regulating gene expression
  • Describe the basics and applications of recombinant DNA technology
  • Demonstrate the ability to use molecular databases, sequence analysis programs, and other bioinformatics tools
  • Describe the basic principles of molecular evolution and population genetics
  • Apply the principles outlined above to a broad range of biological fields including medicine, agriculture, environmental sciences, and forensics

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