Mar 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

BIOL 1140 - Human Heredity and Disease

Goals: To introduce students to the principles of heredity, genetic technology, examples of hereditary diseases, and related societal concerns. To confront students with ethical choices that society will need to make regarding new genetic technologies.

Content: Modes of inheritance, gene and chromosomal behavior, hereditary disease, DNA structure, mutation, gene regulation, cancer, genetic engineering, gene therapy.

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 4