Biol 351: Eukaryotic Genetics (Fall 1998)
Course at a glance
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Unit 1: Review of Molecular Genetics
Focus: Molecular genetics of hemoglobinopathies

Unit 2: Mapping and linkage
Focus: The gene determining cystic fibrosis and its function

Unit 3: Mutagenesis
Focus: Mechanism of genetic anticipation in Huntington’s Disease

Unit 4: Gender determination
Focus: Mechanism of gender determination of Drosophila

Unit 5: Imprinting and other epigenetic inheritance
Focus: Basis of paternal inheritance of Prader-Willi syndrome

Unit 6: Genetic engineering in whole organisms
Focus: Barriers to expression of foreign genes

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