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Course Summary

This course is based on 7.03 Genetics, Fall 2004 made available by Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.
This course discusses the principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. The topics include: structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes, biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection, population genetics, use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation and inherited disease.

Reading Material

1. An Introduction to Genetic Analysis
Griffiths, Anthony J. F., Jeffrey H. Miller, David T. Suzuki, Richard C. Lewontin, and William M. Gelbart. An Introduction to Genetic Analysis. 7th ed. New York: W. H. Freeman, 2000. ISBN: 9780716735205.
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Other Resources

1. Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes
Daniel L. Hartl, Elizabeth W. Jones, Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes, Edition 7, Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2008, ISBN: 9780763758684
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