BIOL2053Genetics3 ch (3C 1T)

Basic concepts of classical genetics including Mendelian genetics, gene interactions, sex linkage, linkage mapping and recombination, complementation are introduced. These are integrated with current topics including gene and chromosome structure and function, mutation, gene expression, transposable elements, extra nuclear genetics, quantitative and population genetics. Students doing an honours, major or minor in Biology or in an interdepartmental program with Biology cannot count this course as a Biology Credit, only as an elective.

Prerequisites: BIOL 1001 or BIOL 1009, BIOL 1006, BIOL 1012 or BIOL 1019, BIOL 1017