Academic Catalog

GENE365 GENERAL AND MOLECULAR GENETICS

Course Code: 2190365
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. UFUK GNDZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2190104
The course set above should be completed before taking GENE365 GENERAL AND MOLECULAR GENETICS .

Course Content

In this course general principles of Mendelian Genetics, chromosome theory of heredity, linkage and mapping, structure and function of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic genes, gene expression and its regulation, changes in genetic material, chromosomal aberrations and mutations are covered. Elementary principles that govern developmental, quantitative, population and evolutionary genetics are included. Fundamentals of recombinant DNA technology are also included from a biotechnological perspective. The course has been designed for the students of Molecular Biology & Genetics Program.