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1Biol 311: General GeneticsHonorsLecture Syllabus:Section 001 (TR, 9-10:15 pm)Instructor:Dr. Ylenia ChiariEmail:[email protected]Office:Rm 1215 Exploratory HallOffice Hours:R 10:15-12:15 (or by appt)Texts: Lecture-B.A. Pierce,Genetics:A Conceptual Approach,6thEdition, W.H. Freeman & Co.Laboratory-L. Adamkewicz, P. Einhorn, and E. Otto,Genetics Laboratory Manual,9thEdition, Hayden McNeil (must purchase new)Also Required:iClicker (i>Clicker+ or i>Clicker-2 device; not phone app)The Schedule is Tentative and may be changedDateLecture TopicReadingRecommended Homework1/22Introduction1/24Mitosis & MeiosisCh 02: 17-402: 6, 14, 17, 28, 30, 331/29Mendelian Genetics- 1Ch 03: 47-613: 7, 9, 14, 18, 22, 241/31Mendelian Genetics- 2Ch 03: 61-693: 27, 31, 33, 34, 362/5Sex Determination/PedigreesCh 04: 81-99Ch 06: 145-1644: 9, 15, 23, 24, 26, 28, 32, 41, 426: 1, 19, 23, 242/7Allelic InteractionsCh 05: 109-1165: 5, 13, 14, 152/12Gene InteractionsCh 05: 116-1355: 17, 24, 25, 29, 31, 36, 422/12**Last day to drop course**2/14Population GeneticsCh 25: 749-76025: 3, 16, 242/19FIRST EXAM (20%)2/21Population GeneticsCh 25: 760-77225: 27, 28, 392/26Linkage/RecombinationCh 07: 173-1877: 2, 5, 17, 18, 192/28Mapping-1 (Recombination)Ch 07: 188-1997: 8, 24, 27, 303/5Mapping-2 (Physical)Chromosome VariationCh 07: 199-203Ch 08: 217-2247: 32, 33, 398: 2, 5, 19, 203/7Chromosome VariationCh 08: 224-2418: 23, 32, 363/11-3/15Spring Break3/19DNA StructureChromosome StructureCh 10:287-303Ch 11:311-32210:1, 7, 10, 11, 31, 32, 3511: 3, 8, 22, 253/21DNA Replication-1Ch 12: 339-34812: 7, 11, 213/26DNA Replication-2Ch 12: 348-36012: 25, 27, 34, 373/28TranscriptionCh 13: 373-39113: 4, 7, 9, 15, 25, 28, 304/2SECOND EXAM (20%)4/4RNA ProcessingCh 14: 399-42214: 1, 4, 6, 7, 26, 29, 32, 364/9Genetic CodeCh 15: 429-44015: 2, 5, 20, 22, 244/11TranslationCh 15: 441-45315: 10, 32, 34, 354/16BiotechnologyCh 19: 559-56919: 9, 11, 12, 27, 29, 304/18BiotechnologyCh 19: 569-59719: 7, 184/23Control of Gene ExpressionCh 16: 461-466Ch 17: 491-50817: 4, 12, 13, 23, 264/25Gene MutationsCh 18: 515-53418: 1, 2, 3, 17, 18, 20, 224/30DNA RepairCh 18: 544-54918: 155/2Cancer GeneticsCh 23: 691-71023: 5, 13, 17, 20, 305/9FINAL EXAM
27:30 am-10:15 pm
3BlackboardPowerPoint lecture slides will be available on Blackboard. Please note that downloading lectures fromBlackboard is not a substitute for coming to lecture. I will also post your exam scores on Blackboard assoon as it is humanly possible. Please do not send me emails asking when scores will be posted.*Note: I will use class announcement to notify the entire class of something, so you MUST check yourGMU e-mail regularly.COURSE OBJECTIVES:Knowledge of genetics is important for professionals in all areas of the life sciences.This course aims tosurvey general principles of transmission, population, and molecular genetics so that students areprepared for the various graduate examinations (GRE, MCAT, DAT, etc.) and have a foundation for morespecialized courses.

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