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Biology 21 Genetics

Prerequisite: Biology 11 or Biology 16

Introduction to the study of inheritance. Topics include transmission of genes in cellular and organismal reproduction, structure and arrangement of genetic material in the cell, control and function of genes, and population genetics. Equal emphasis given to inheritance patterns and molecular genetics laboratories focus upon testing the genetics of Drosophila and other organisms, and include basic molecular techniques.

Lab fee required.