Biology | Genetics
L311 | 1322 | Hanratty, P
Course Format: Daily lectures: 8:55 AM-10:10 AM,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, A.J.F., Gelbart, W.M., Lewontin, R.C.,
Wessler, S.R., Suzuki, D.T., and Miller, J.H. (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 24th, 7-9 pm; Wednesday, June 1st, 7-9
pm; Thursday, June 9th, 7-9 pm) plus a comprehensive final exam
(Thursday, June 16th, 7-9 pm). Two worksheets per week.