2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Aug 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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BL 341 - Molecular Genetics with Lab

(5.00 cr.)

Students are introduced to the basic principles of molecular genetics and how studies in molecular genetics have advanced fields such as genetic engineering, archaeology, and medicine. Topics include structure and function of nucleic acids and proteins; gene expression and regulation in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms; and mutations and DNA repair. Examines some of the genetic tools used to analyze genes. Laboratory work emphasizes basic and advanced techniques of DNA, RNA, and protein manipulation. Students also learn to use computer software to access gene databases and analyze gene sequences and investigate primary literature.

Prerequisite: BL 118 , BL 119 , BL 121 , BL 126 .
Interdisciplinary Studies: FO/IFS



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