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2013-2014 Academic Catalogue 
2013-2014 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 205 - Genetics

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

An introductory study in genetics beginning with the work of Mendel and progressing through modern molecular techniques. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the flow of biologic information from DNA to proteins and the mechanisms of genetic change. The laboratory component includes experiments in karyotpying, gene transfer, restriction digest of DNA, DNA fingerprinting, and PCR, as well as crosses with fruit flies and plants. Prerequisite(s): Proficiency in BI 101  and BI 102 .