Subject: BIOL 59500 Medical Genetics
Credits: 3 (Class 3, Lab 0)
Offered: Every 2 years
Prerequisite: One course in genetics.
Description: Principles of human genetics and their clinical application are studied. Current developments in molecular genetics with clinical practice are emphasized. Topics include pedigree analysis, probability, clinical cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, gene mapping and cloning, immunogenetics, cancer genetics, multifactoral inheritance and diseases, genetic testing and gene therapy. This course is offered every other spring. It is open to all biology majors and others interested in clinical aspects of genetics.