BIO-263 - Genetics

3 credits

An introduction to the principles of classical, molecular, population and evolutionary genetics. The history and development of the field of genetics, Mendel's contributions, the molecular and chromosomal basis of inheritance, meiosis and probability theory are highlighted along with gene mapping, variation in inheritance patterns, DNA mutation and repair, and the genetics of cancer and human disease. Laboratory experiments are designed to complement and demonstrate the major concepts presented in lecture.

Prerequisite(s): BIO-201 and CHM 111; ( minimum grade C- )

Corequisite(s): BIO 263L 

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

Previously known as: BIOL-360