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Genomics: Modern Genetics, Bioinformatics, and the Human Genome Project


BIOL 210
Fall 2017
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: MB&B 210
Certificates: Informatics and Modeling, Informatics and Modeling
Course Cluster: Health Studies

Genetics has provided a foundation for modern biology. We will explore the classical genetics and go on to consider how genomics has transformed this field. This course is intended to introduce students to the fields of genetics and genomics, which encompass modern molecular genetics, bioinformatics, and the structure, function, and evolution of genomes. We will discuss important new areas of research that have emerged from the genome projects, such as epigenetics, polymorphisms, transgenics, systems biology, stem cell research, and disease mapping. Students will also discuss bioethical issues we face in this new postgenome era.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [MB&B181 or BIOL181]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CIS)(MB&B)(SISP)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on AUG-22-2017
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