Genetics (GENE)

GENE 200 (s) Seminar

Credit arranged.

GENE 207 Introduction to Biotechnology

3 credits
Cross-listed with PLSC 207
Offers an overview of modern biotechnology, focusing on basic concepts and applications of biotechnology with regards to plants, animals, environment and microorganisms, and medicine. Recommended preparation: CHEM 101 or CHEM 111. (Fall, alt even/yrs)

GENE 299 (s) Directed Study

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GENE 314 General Genetics

3 credits
Principles of molecular genetics, microbial genetics, cytogenetics, qualitative genetics, quantitative genetics, and population genetics. (Spring only)
Prereq: BIOL 115 or BIOL 154 or Permission.

GENE 400 (s) Seminar

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GENE 440 Advanced Laboratory Techniques

4 credits
Cross-listed with PLSC 440
Intensive hypothesis-driven laboratory course that will prepare the student for research in molecular biology; emphasis on areas of microbial physiology, microbial genetics, immunology, and pathogenic microbiology. (Spring only)
Prereq: BIOL 250.

GENE 488 Genetic Engineering

3 credits
Joint-listed with GENE 588, Cross-listed with PLSC 488
Techniques and theory underlying practical genetic modifications of plants, microbes, and animals. Extra oral and/or written assignments required for graduate credit. Recommended Preparation: BIOL 380. (Fall only)
Prereq: GENE 314 or BIOL 310.

GENE 499 (s) Directed Study

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GENE 501 (s) Seminar

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GENE 502 (s) Directed Study

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GENE 588 Genetic Engineering

3 credits
Joint-listed with GENE 488, Cross-listed with PLSC 588
Techniques and theory underlying practical genetic modifications of plants, microbes, and animals. Extra oral and/or written assignments required for graduate credit. Recommended Preparation: BIOL 380. (Fall only)
Prereq: GENE 314 or BIOL 310.