Genetics and Molecular Biology (GENE)
School of Medicine
GENE 351 Genetics, Evolution and Society (3) Role of genetics in evolution, medicine, behavior, plant and animal breeding, and technology; its impact on today's society. NS1
GENE 405 Biochemistry (4) Structure of biological molecules and molecular mechanisms of biological and physiological processes. Pre: BIOL 270, BIOL 270L, CHEM 272, and CHEM 273; or consent. (Cross-listed as BIOL 405)
GENE 411 Human Genetics (3) Principles of human genetics. Designed for pre-medical or pre-dental students or others who require a course with emphasis on human genetics. Pre: BIOL 171 and BIOL 171L, or BIOL 172 and BIOL 172L; or consent.
GENE 499 Genetical Problems (V) Directed reading and research in genetics. Pre: 351 or 411.
GENE 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.
GENE 515 Unit V Topics in Genetics (1) First-year elective course in which medical students may take an in-depth study of genetics. Pre: first-year medical student or consent.
GENE 601 Probability and Statistics in Genetics (3)
Basic concepts of probability theory and statistical inferences in genetic applications. Pre: 411 or consent.
GENE 604 Evolutionary Genetics (2) Genetic changes involved in the processes of adaptation and in species formation. Pre: 411 or equivalent. Recommended: population and/or quantitative genetics.
GENE 618 Cytogenetics (3) (2 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Correlation of genetic and cytological phenomena. Pre: 411.
GENE 625 Advanced Topics in Genetics (2) Advanced treatment of frontiers in genetics. Pre: graduate standing in genetics or consent.
GENE 650 Population Genetics (3) Mathematical, observational, experimental results on effects of mutation, selection, and systems of mating on distribution of genes. Analysis of non-experimental populations. Pre: 601 or consent.
GENE 654 (Alpha) Genetics Seminar (1) Research and topical literature reports in genetics. May be repeated. (B) molecular genetics; (C) molecular biology of cancer; (D) human genetics; (E) cytogenetics; (F) evolutionary genetics; (G) molecular biology of the cell; (H) drosophila genetics; (I) population/statistical genetics; (J) developmental genetics; (K) insect molecular biology; (M) genetics and molecular biology of fungi. Pre: graduate standing in genetics or consent.
GENE 671 (Alpha) Techniques in Genetics (V)
Laboratory training in procedures used in diagnosis of genetic diseases, cytogenetics, immunogenetics, and dermatoglyphics. Pre: graduate standing in genetics or consent.
GENE 672 Techniques in Genetics (3) Continuation of 671.
GENE 680 Molecular Genetics (3) Structure of proteins and nucleic acid to genetic fine structure, mutagenesis, transfer of genetic information, and control of development. Pre: 411 and BIOC 441 or equivalent; or consent.
GENE 699 Directed Research (V) Pre: graduate standing and consent.
GENE 700 Thesis Research (V) Research for master's thesis. Pre: acceptance of thesis topic.
GENE 701 Human Polymorphisms (3) (2 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Phenotypic, serum protein, isozymic, and other polymorphisms; pharmacogenetics, theory of polymorphisms; disease associations; evidence for and against selection; significance. Pre: 650 or consent.
GENE 702 Immunogenetics (3) (2 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Immunological and genetic analysis of antigenic variation; cellular and soluble antigenic systems; transplantation; genetic control of immune response. Pre: 680 or consent.
GENE 712 Quantitative Methods in Human Family Genetic Analysis (3) (2 Lec, 1 1-hr Lab) Lecture and laboratory sessions covering probability models and statistical methods used in genetic analysis of human family data. Pre: a course in genetics and calculus, or consent.
GENE 750 Human Population Genetics (3) Comprehensive treatment of the genetics of human populations with emphasis on population structure. Pre: 650.
GENE 800 Dissertation Research (V) Pre: acceptance of dissertation topic.
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