GEN 410: Analytical Genetics

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: BIOL 313 or GEN 313
The principles and practice of genetic analysis. Mendelian genetic analysis, mutational, transgenic, and genomic analysis of gene function, linkage and gene mapping, chromosomal aberrations, aneuploidy and polyploidy, extrachromosomal inheritance, analysis of genetic pathways.

GDCB 510: Transmission Genetics

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: GEN 410 or graduate standing
In-depth investigations of modern research practices of transmission genetics. Designed for students interested in genetic research. Topics include: Mendelian genetic analysis, analysis of genetic pathways, mutational analysis of gene function, chromosomal mechanics, genetic mapping, epigenetic inheritance, human genetic analysis.

BIOL 311X: Genome Editing and Engineering

(2-0). Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.

Hands-on experiences in molecular cloning, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, and imaging techniques. Novel biological and cellular processes and disease-related pathways in mammalian cell culture and other model systems will be investigated through CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis approaches.

BIOL 114X. Experiential Learning and Explorations in Life Sciences-Section 4. Decoding the Genetic Mechanisms of Metabolism and Aging

(Cross-listed with GEN 114X). (2-0) Cr. 1.

An experiential learning course focused on careers in life science fields. Sections offer themed learning allowing students to choose an immersive experience in an area of interest. Sections utilize hands-on engagement, field trips to on- and off-campus locations, and small group discussions with speakers working in different life science careers. Satisfactory-fail only.