Course Profile

Advanced Human Genetics  ( 3.00 credits )

Course Number:637
CRN Number:70432
Term:Spring 2013
Starting date:  03/18/2013 
Ending date:  06/07/2013 
Meeting Day:  Mon, Wed, Fri 
Meeting Time:  10:00 am-10:55 am 
Regularly assigned classroom:  BLSB 202 
Prerequisites:  None Specified 
Instructor:  Siracusa 

Course Description: 

This is a team taught mammal genetics course that assumes a basic knowledge of molecular biology, molecular genetics and classical genetics. It covers a wide range of topics from clinical cytogenetics, Mendelian genetics with examples of specific diseases, population genetics and multifactorial inheritance, to physical mapping, genome informatics, mutation detection and more diseases that exemplify certain genetic principles. Finally, functional genomics, including DNA microarray analyses and applications and SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) and applications are introduced. 

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