BIO-220

Introductory Genetics

CREDITS: 3
LENGTH: 15 weeks
CAMPUS: Prince George
REQUISITES: Prerequisite: BIO-107, BIO-120 and CHEM-111, CHEM-112 or CHEM-113, CHEM-114 minimum C
Required Supporting Lab: BIO-220L
 
DESCRIPTION:
An introductory course exploring the mechanism of inheritance at the cellular and molecular levels. Topics include the chemical nature of DNA, DNA replication, gene expression, DNA repair, genomics, Mendelian and non-Mendelian genetics. The laboratory will include several long-term investigations, many of which employ the use of the important model organism, Drosophila melanogaster. Experiments include genetic mapping of drosophila genes, population genetics, genome database searches/bioinformatics, and human genome analysis.

Course Schedule

ID SEMESTER CAMPUS DELIVERY LOCATION INSTRUCTOR STARTS ENDS MEETS
001 Fall 2021 Prince George Unknown 2-243 G. Roch September 7 December 17 M W F 8:00AM

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