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BIO207H5

Course Name
Introductory Genetics

Description
The principles of Mendelian inheritance and modern genetics are illustrated using examples from medical research, evolutionary biology, agriculture and conservation biology. Topics covered include: chromosome theory of inheritance, basic eukaryotic chromosome mapping, gene and chromosome mutation, the lac system, the extranuclear genome, population and quantitative genetics. In tutorials, students will work through problem sets related to lecture material as well as probability and statistical analysis. [36L, 18T]

Prerequisite
BIO152H5, BIO206H5

Corequisite
BIO153H5

Exclusion
BIO260H1; HMB265H1; BIOC15H3