BIO 553 - Hum Genetics and Probs Hmnknd

Current developments in human heredity. Human chromosome aberrations. DNA, the genetic code, and mutations. Consanguineous marriages and genetic defects. Mendelian principles applied to humans. Pedigrees and probability. Genetic screening and counseling. Social, ethical, and legal problems and advances in genetics. Prerequisite: BIO 214 or permission of the instructor or department chairperson. Not open to students who have credit in BIO 453.

College: Sciences and Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: BIO 214
Co-requisite: none