2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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BIO 320: Genetics

4 credits

This course presents an overview of genetics, including the basic principles of modern genetics at the molecular, cellular, and population levels. The course introduces genetic methods used in medicine, biotechnology, and conservation biology. Students also identify and evaluate ethical, legal, and social (ELSI) issues that are raised by the Human Genome Project. Knowledge gained in this course will help students to understand and analyze the genetic issues that make the news almost every day. The laboratory will reinforce concepts discussed in lecture, and will familiarize students with important modern genetics techniques. Three hours lecture, two hours lab. Offered even Springs.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 100 .
Co-requisite(s): BIO 320L.



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