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BIOS S-14 Principles of Genetics

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7-week session | CRN 32374

This course focuses on transmission and molecular genetics. Topics include chromosome structure and replication, genetic linkage and mapping, regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, epigenetics, genetic mutation, genetics of cancer, and the principles of genetic engineering. The course makes use of bioinformatics to explore gene function, and pertinent applications of bioinformatics and genetics to modern biological problems are discussed.

Course information
Class meetings

On campus
Tuesdays, Thursdays, noon-3 pm
Science Center Hall E

Optional sections Tuesdays, Thursdays, 3-4 pm.

Start date

Tuesday, June 20

Credits

4 credits

Course tuition

Noncredit: 
$3,050
Undergraduate: 
$3,050
Graduate: 
$3,050

Enrollment status

  • Registration Closed
  • Prerequisites

    BIOS S-1a and BIOS S-1b, or the equivalent.

    Notes

    Open to admitted Secondary School Program students by petition. Harvard College students see additional information.

    Syllabus

    http://my.summer.harvard.edu/course/sum-32374/2017

    Faculty

    Steven Theroux, PhD.

    Professor of Biology, Assumption College

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