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Fall 2011-2012
MOL 342 (STN)  

Genetics

Mark D. Rose

Basic principles of genetics illustrated with examples from prokaryote and eukaryote organisms with emphasis on classic genetic techniques. The evolving conception of the gene and genome will be the primary focus of the course. Selected advanced topics will include Drosophila developmental genetics, yeast cell biology and human disease.

Sample reading list:
Griffiths, Wessler, et al., An Introduction to Genetic Analysis, 10th Edition
Scott, Sia, Brockett, Fixsen and Lavitt, Mega Solutions Manual for Introduction to Genetic Analysis
10th edition

Reading/Writing assignments:
Assigned readings from texts and handouts. Two exams. Problem sets.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 35%
Final Exam - 45%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
MOL 214 or 215 or by permission of instructor.

Other information:
No course in the biological sciences or other departmental courses may be taken pass/D/fail by molecular biology concentrators.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20905 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Thomas Laboratory   003   Enrolled:73 Limit:100
P01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm M   Thomas Laboratory   317   Enrolled:16 Limit:25
P02 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm M   Schultz Laboratory   218   Enrolled:14 Limit:25
P03 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm M   Thomas Laboratory   118   Enrolled:16 Limit:25
P04 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T   Thomas Laboratory   117   Enrolled:14 Limit:25
P05 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T   Thomas Laboratory   317   Enrolled:13 Limit:25