Genetics Syllabus - 204-325GeneticsSpring 2008 Objectives...

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Unformatted text preview: 204-325GeneticsSpring 2008 Objectives: Genetics is the study of heredity in living organisms. This course will provide an integrated approach to introduce students to the principles, concepts and methods of modern genetics. The purposes of this course are for students: •To understand the principles and the chromosomal mechanism of Mendelian inheritance. •To understand the molecular nature of the genetic material, genes, gene expression regulation and functions. •To understand the application of recombinant DNA techniques and genomic science and their social impacts. •To understand the basis of mutagenesis and the genetic diseases. •To understand the interplay of genes in a group of organisms and its evolutionary implications. Prereq (P) and Co-req (C):For biology major, a grade of C or better in all three of the following courses is required •Bio Sci 204-150 (P) or equivalent•Bio Sci 204-152 (C) or Bio Sci 204-203 (P) or equivalent•Chem 224-104 (C) or equivalent Textbooks: iGenetics – A Mendelian Approachby Peter J. Russell 2006Pearson Education, Inc. A Benjamin Cummings Company ISBN 0-8053-4666-X Location and Hours: Lectures:Days Hours Instructor Location T Lec 401 R 3:30PM - 4:45PM Chaoyang Zeng Lap 160 Discussions:Days Hours TA Location Dis 601 T 1:00PM - 2:50PM Lindsey IrishLap 257 Dis 602 T 12:00PM - 1:50PM Lap 253 Dis 603 W 12:00PM - 1:50PM Lindsey Irish Lap 253 Dis 604 W 2:00PM - 3:50 PM Lindsey IrishLap 253 Dis 605 R 12:00PM - 1:50PM Lap 257 Dis 606 T 8:00AM – 9:50AM Lap 257 Office Hours:Instructors Office Phone E-mail Office Hours Chaoyang Zeng Lapham N415 229-2602 Ext 10 [email protected] 4:45PM - 5:45PM Lindsey Irish Lapham S281 [email protected] 10:00AM – 12:00 PM 2Exams and Grading:1.Grades will be based on lecture (75%) and discussion (25%). The final Letter grades will be based on a curve reflecting your performance relative to the class. 2.The lecture grade will be based on two examinations and a final covering the entire course. Exams and final are multiple choices. Please bring No. 2 pencils to the exams. Exam 1 (20%) Exam 2 (20%) Final (35%) 3.The discussion grades account for 25% of the course grade and is based on Quizzes –----------------------- 60% of the discussion grade Homework ------------------------ 20% of the discussion grade Attendance and Participation --- 20% of the discussion grade Course Polices: •Lectures:Students are expected to read the assigned textbook chapter...
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