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Undergraduate Course Details
Number BIO 402
Title Genetics
Credits 4.0
Distribution W/Q
Prerequisites BIO212, CHE213, or permission of Department Chairperson
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1911 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 10:50am - 12:40pm MH-539 Susan M Case
02 1912 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 8:00am - 9:50am MH-537 Jason M Brown


The study of the hereditary material-how it changes, how it is transmitted, and how it provides information to the cell. Topics to be discussed include classical genetic theory, and introduction to the biochemistry of nucleic acids, genome organization, gene regulation and expression, population genetics, and the role of genetic change in evolutionary processes. Four lecture hours per week. This course can be used as a Q and W course in the current curriculum.