BIO 471 - Molecular Genetics
(3 cr.) This course introduces students to the theory and practice of DNA manipulation that is involved in modern molecular biology, including cancer research, cellular development, regulation of differentiation and construction of designer genes in plants, animals, humans, microorganisms and virus. These methods are common in health research, industrial discovery and environmental remediation. The lecture and the laboratory, which involves DNA manipulation and gene cloning, are designed for students interested in careers in medicine, biotechnology, microbiology and graduate programs. Must be taken in conjunction with BIO 471L. Prerequisite: 1 group; BIO 101, BIO 102, CHE 110, CHE 110L; BIO 150, BIO 151, CHE 110, CHE 110L; BIO 471L; Every Other Year, Spring

Spring 2017