BIO-250 : Genetics

An investigation into the maintenance, inheritance, transfer, and expression of genetic information at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and population levels. Includes Mendelian genetics, bacterial genetics, the structure and function of chromosomes and genes, recombination and mutation, the control of gene expression, and population genetics. Provides a brief introduction to genetic engineering and biotechnology. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour lab per week. 4 credits PREREQUISITES: BIO 110 AND BIO 120.