Biology | Genetics
L311 | 0580 | Strome, S
Course format: Lecture: 9:30A-10:45A, TR, MY 130. In addition to
lecture, students should attend a 50-minute collaborative learning
group each Monday during a class period between 10:10A and 4:30P.
Course description: Analysis of genetic and developmental processes
that lead to the construction of whole organisms, and to the
transmission to their offspring of specific genetic traits. Includes
principles of genetics, genomics, mutagenesis, chromosomal
abnormalities and analysis of mutations affecting development.
Required text: “Genetics: From Genes to Genomes” by Hartwell, Hood,
Goldberg, Reynolds, Silver, Veres.
Weekly assignments: Read one-two chapters in text; complete
Exams/papers: Three exams, comprehensive final exam, and weekly
worksheets. Exams are given from 7:00P-9:00P on Thursday Feb. 5, Mar.
4, and Apr. 8. The final is at the regularly scheduled two-hour slot
during finals week.