Classical and Modern Genetics Part 1 (Fall 2023)
Understanding genetics is essential to understanding life.
In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of genetics and its applications. This is equivalent to a 300-400 level college course.
We'll have live Zoom class meetings w/Q&A and students can access the video lectures if they miss a class.
Time: Tuesdays @ 1pm ET, Start date September 5, 2023
Prerequisites: IPAK-EDU BIO A and BIO B (or equivalent)
Instructor: Dean Croshaw
Week Topic list for standard course in Genetics
1 Introduction to Genetics
2 Mendelian Genetics (part 1)
3 Mendelian Genetics (part 2)
4 Mitosis and Meiosis
5 Sex linkage, sex determination, and Pedigree analysis (part 1)
6 Sex linkage, sex determination, and Pedigree analysis (part 2)
7 Modifications to Mendelian Inheritance
8 Linkage and Mapping including Trait Mapping to Chromosomes (part 1)
9 Linkage and Mapping including Trait Mapping to Chromosomes (part 2)
10 Genetics of Bacteria and Bacteriophages
11 Changes in chromosome structure and number (chromosomal mutations)
12 DNA structure, chromatin and genome packaging
13 DNA replication and post-replication repair