GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
152
Institution: 
Smith College
Students in this course achieve a basic knowledge of genetics, genomics and evolution. Principles to be covered include Central Dogma, genetics and genomics, molecular techniques, eukaryotic cell cycle, eukaryotic genomics, transmission genetics, population genetics, speciation and macroevolution. These principles will be illustrated using four central themes: (1) HIV and AIDS, (2) the making of a fly, (3) a matter of taste, (4) Origin of Species. In addition to lectures, each student participates in discussion sections that will focus on reading primary literature and mastering genetics problems. Laboratory (BIO 153) is recommended but not required.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Linked Course Comments: 
You must also register for a Lecture section.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
17126-F14

Course Sections

GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
D03 0.0 Robert Merritt rmerritt@smith.edu Th 04:00-04:50 BURTON 219