BIOLOGY

BIO-356
Genetics with Laboratory (5)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Basic genetic principles as revealed by classical and modern research methods. Patterns of gene transmission; gene structure, function, interactions, and mutation; chromosomal aberrations; nonchromosomal inheritance; biochemical genetics; and population genetics. Experiments illustrating basic genetic concepts, using materials from corn, drosophila, and humans. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: BIO-300 or permission of instructor.