Explores the flow of information from gene to phenotype, and the social implications of modern genetic analysis and the genomic revolution. Topics include: organization and stability of genomes from bacteria to humans, conversion of the genetic code into a functioning organism, classical transmission (Mendelian) genetics and its relevance to human hereditary disorders, content of the genome and societal issues that include genetic privacy, eugenics, genetically modified organisms, and cloning. Instructor: Bejsovec
Prerequisite: Biology 201L.
Bio Sci 113