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GS04 1253 Principles of Genetics and Epigenetics

  • Course Coordinator(s): Richard Behringer; Myriam Fornage; Mark Bedford
  • Semester: Spring
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites:


Fornage, Myriam; Krahe, Ralf; Santos, Margarita . Three-semester hour. Spring annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: GS21 1017/18: Foundations of Biomedical Research. Audit permitted. 

The Principles of Genetics and Epigenetics class is designed for students who have a major interest in the aspects of epigenetics, experimental and human genetics.  Students are required to have completed the core course. This class will provide in-depth instruction on four areas: 1) Experimental genetics, 2) Human genetics, 3) Epigenetics, 4) Functional bioinformatics.  The class will be held three times a week for one hour and students are expected to actively participate in the course by initiating discussions, asking questions, and providing constructive comments.  Students will be evaluated by attendance, participation, and performance on a mid-term and final examination.  This course is designed to prepare the student to generate novel hypothesis-driven projects in the areas of genetics and epigenetics.

Course Outline Principles of Genetics and Epigenetics