2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Feb 03, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

BIOL 1140 - Human Heredity and Disease (with Lab)

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

Note: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.

Credits: 4