Genetics Laboratory-MARIANO, CM

 This course is intended to aid the would-be biologists of the competencies of geneticists. It deals with the basic principles and mechanics of heredity and variation, cytogenetics, mutation, nature of genes, population genetics and evolutionary genetics: biometrical procedures. It also discusses the principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans.

This course includes laboratory activities and worksheets, hands-on and computer simulation experiments that cover basic genetics concepts, techniques on the use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation and inherited disease. It also explores the genetics published literature and hone students scientific writing when constructing lab reports.