Academic Catalog

BIOL215 INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS

Course Code: 2380215
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE GL GZEN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The course content includes the following titles; The role of genetics in health, reproduction, agriculture, and conservation of living resources. Basic principles of inheritance. Mendelian genetics of humans. Genetics of sex. Informational macromolecules, control of gene expression, and misinformation. Genetic diversity, population genetics, and evolution. Genetic engineering. The course intended for non-biology students.