BIOL2240 – Genetics pdf

Credits: 4 (3/1/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area 3. This course is a study of the basis of heredity with emphasis on modern molecular and classical Mendelian genetics. It is open to all students but is recommended for students majoring in biology and health-related areas. This course includes a laboratory which explores molecular and classical genetic techniques.
Prerequisites: CHEM1100 AND BIOL1122
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Evaluate and interpret Mendelian principles.
  2. Evaluate gene interactions and pedigree analysis.
  3. Explain DNA structure and replication.
  4. Solve probabilities and chi-squared test.
  5. Analyze inheritance related to sex.
  6. Analyze linkage and mapping.
  7. Explain chromosome structure.
  8. Explain RNA structure and transcription.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of translation and the genetic code.
  10. Evaluate how gene expression is regulated.
  11. Evaluate recombinant DNA and genetic engineering.
  12. Analyze gene mutation.
  13. Interpret changes in chromosome structure and number.
  14. Analyze population genetics.
  15. Evaluate genomics and bioinformatics.
  16. Design and perform experiments.
  17. Analyze experimental data.
  18. Communicate results in oral or written form.
  19. Demonstrate an understanding of genetic aspects of the cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis.
MnTC goal areas:
  • (3) Natural Sciences

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