2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived 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