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BS 211 - Molecular Genetics

( 3 :3 :0 ) 4 credits

This course focuses on the steps required to synthesize proteins from genes, the regulation of these steps as well as the manipulation and analysis of genes. Topics discussed include: a) Mendelian genetics; b) chromatin structure, DNA replication, repair and recombination; c) the control of gene expression at various levels; d) Recombinant DNA techniques; e) Proteonomics and Genomics techniques. Laboratory experiments provide hands-on instruction of techniques in DNA purification and recombinant DNA technology and the principles of Mendelian Genetics. 

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