IDSP 115

Molecular Genetics (2 credits)

Faculty Member in charge:
David Gross, Ph.D., [email protected]
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
When course is offered:
Fall, Annually
Prerequisites for course:
IDSP 111112113A113B114

Description of course: This course will provide the student with an overview of classical genetics as well as an in-depth consideration of several fundamental processes involving DNA, including its recombination, repair, transposition and transcription in the context of chromatin. The course will also explore the emerging areas of genomics and proteomics, gene transfer, siRNA and model systems of eukaryotic gene expression. Lectures and discussions of the current literature.