Biology | Genetics
L311 | 0095 | Hanratty, P
Course Format: Daily lectures: 8:55A-10:10A,JH A100 plus two (50
minute) learning group meetings per week.
Requirements: P: Biol L211 or S211.
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, mutagenesis, chromosomal abnormalities,
molecular genetics, and analysis of mutations affecting development.
Required Text: Griffiths, et al. (2005)An Introduction to Genetic
Analysis, Eighth Edition. W.H. Freeman. New York.
Exams/Papers: Three exams (given in the evenings during a two-hour
time period on Tuesday, May 25th 7-9 pm; Wednesday, June 2nd, 7-9 pm;
Thursday, June 10th, 7-9 pm) plus a comprehensive final exam
(Thursday, June 17th, 7-9 pm). Two worksheets per week.