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BIOL 24100 Biology IV: Genetics and Molecular Biology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3.0


BIOL 23000 or 23100 and CHM 11600


This course covers basic principles of classical genetics, molecular biology, and population genetics. The classical genetics section includes discussions on Mendelian genetics, linkage and meiotic mapping, sex determination, cytoplasmic inheritance, and chromosomal aberrations.  The molecular biology section continues with discussions on DNA structure and replication, chromosomal organization, transcription, translation, the genetic code, mutations, DNA repair, and transposable elements.  Basic regulatory mechanisms in prokaryotic and eukaryotic gene expression, as well as current developments (recombinant DNA technology, cancer-causing genes, imprinting, developmental genetics) are also presented.




Title: Genetics 6e

Author: Brooker

Publisher: McGraw Hill



The access card is all students will need for the lecture portion of the course. Students wanting a loose-leaf text can purchase that directly in Connect from McGraw-Hill.


Eveing Exams Required. 

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