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BIOL4220-A Medical Genetics and Bioethics    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: M W F

Time: 12:00 - 12:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 143

Seats Available: 24 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an advanced upper level course design for Biology and Biology Pre-Med majors with a special interest in studying Genetic diseases, mechanisms of inheritance, physiological effects, and phenotypic absnormalities. For this particular course, knowledge of transmission genetics and basic molecular biology is required as knowledge of cellular pathways and basic inheritance patterms and pedigrees will be discussed. This course will incude current research and methodologies in Genetics and Genetically inhirited disorders. Case studies will serve as an application of knowledge studied in each section. In addition, various laboratory techniques will be usded to aid in the learning process. Part of the time will also include examining case studies and discussing relevant ethical issues.

Prerequisites: BIOL3370, BIOL3375, BIOL3470 and BIOL3475 Co-Requisite: BIOL4225

About The Instructor

Melissa S. Hillwig, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology
Science


hillwig@rmu.edu
412-397-6053 phone
John Jay 333
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