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CS92PROD
Genomics: Modern Genetics, Bioinformatics, and the Human Genome Project
BIOL 210
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: MB&B 210

Genetics has provided a foundation for modern biology. We will explore the classical genetics, and go on to consider how genomics has transformed this field. This course is intended to introduce students to the fields of genetics and genomics, which encompass modern molecular genetics, bioinformatics, and the structure, function, and evolution of genomes. We will discuss important new areas of research that have emerged from the Genome Projects, such as epigenetics, polymorphisms, transgenics, systems biology, stem cell research, and disease mapping. We will also discuss bioethical issues that now face us in this new post-genome era. The course will include two sessions with Liz Lerman, choreographer of Ferocious Beauty: Genome.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [MB&B195 or BIOL195] OR [MB&B181 or BIOL181]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CIS)(INFO-MN)(MB&B)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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