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Unformatted text preview: LECTURE 1 Tuesday, January 10 Introduction to Mendel • What is “distance learning”? • Why study Genetics? • Course mechanics • Mendel and his discoveries • Monohybrid cross: following one trait • How to do well in this course Course website ted.ucsd.edu Schedule of lectures • Lectures 1-9 : modes of inheritance – Midterm on lecture 1 through lecture 8 or 9 • Lectures 10-19: molecular genetics and applications of genetics – Final will emphasize lectures 10-19 • but will also include material from lectures 1-9 Mastering Genetics masteringgenetics.com ?s: [email protected] Section enrollment • Enroll in a specific section • Sections open to all A00/B00 students • Enrollment will begin on January 13 • Use this website: sections.ucsd.edu • Sections will first meet in week 3 • More on this topic on Thursday How is information inherited? Why do children look like their parents? Preformation: the homunculus How is information inherited? Why do children look like their parents? -The “blood” theory -The “jigsaw” theory -The “blending” theory Gregor Mendel’s breakthrough: principles of inheritance • Age 21 became a monk • Returned to school at age 29: University of Vienna •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course BICD 100 taught by Professor Nehring during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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LEC1_illustrations - LECTURE 1 Tuesday January 10...

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