BIO 338 Genetics of Man

Principles of human genetics and their significance in the health sciences. The relationship between genetics and human diseases. Lecture topics include: chromosomal and genetic abnormalities in humans, metabolic variation and disease, patterns of human heredity, immunogenetics, population genetics, genetic counseling. Laboratory work includes karyotype analysis, study of biochemical and morphologic variation, probability and statistical testing, immunogenetics. Open to biology majors only. 

Credits:

4

Hours

6 (2, lecture; 4, lab)

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

BIO 166 and BIO 167 and BIO 238.