2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CEM-625 Advanced Genetics


Molecular genetics using human examples to broaden students’ appreciation for the complexity of the impact of genetics on individuals, families, and society. Gene mapping using modern molecular techniques, whole genome sequencing, whole genome association studies, genome editing, various omics (genomics, transcriptomics, exomics, proteomics, etc.), epigenetics, and quantitative trait analysis. Discussion topics could also include the genetic basis of skin color and whether race is a mere social construct, the genetic basis of personalized medicine and whether it creates two classes of patients. Independent research and presentations of a human genetic disorder will be required. 4 credits.



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