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BIDI 1070 - Solving the Mysteries of Inheritance
Credits: 3
You hear about genetics in the media: gene therapy, genetically-modified foods, nature vs. nurture, etc. What is a gene? How are genes inherited? Introduces classical and molecular genetics and considers how this applies to real-world cases and questions. Topics include genetic disease, human inheritance, environmental genetics, ethics of genetics. Meets once a week for 3 hours, split into lecture and seminar-style discussion; may incorporate occasional lab exercises and patient visits, depending on availability and relevance to the course topics. Unscheduled. (SIDI)

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.