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Biology (BIOL)

BIOL 422 Advanced Genetics (3) Chromosomal mechanism of heredity; cytoplasmic and polygenic inheritance, chemical genetics, genomics, and experimental evolution.

BIOL 422 Advanced Genetics (3)

This course will examine the genetics of chromosomes and how changes in gene arrangements shape the structure and function of genes in genomes. This will include an examination of how chromosomes organize genetic information, how chromosomes are transmitted, how the evolutionary process shapes genetic variation in the genome of populations of organisms and between different species.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2010
Prerequisite: one genetics or genetic based course includingBIOL 133, BIOL 222, BIOL 322 orBIOL 230W

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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