Principles of Genetics (BIOL2250)

Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland


A Guest lecture in Developmental Genetics for Fall 2002


BIOL2250: Developmental Genetics

For the Biol2250 web pages of W2001 see

Principles of Genetics (BIOL2250-W2001)

Course Textbook:

An Introduction to Genetic Analysis, seventh edition by Griffiths, Miller, Suzuki, Lewontin and Gelbart (2000).

Course Description:

Biology 2250. Principles of Genetics.
An introduction to Mendelian and molecular genetics. Phenotype and genotype, behaviour of alleles in genetic crosses, chromosome theory of inheritance, genetic linkage, molecular biology of DNA, RNA and protein, molecular basis of mutation, recombinant DNA, applications of genetic biotechnology.

Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: Biology 1001 and 1002; Chemistry 1010 and 1011 (or 1050/1051).
Prerequisites or corequisites: Chemistry 2440 or 2400.

NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Biology 2250 and the former Biology 3250.

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