Molecular genetics & genetic engineering

Course contents
  • Basic principles of inheritance
    Chromosomes and cell division: mitosis and meiosis
    Traditional genetics: Mendel
    Laws of inheritance and genetic interaction
    Genetic linkage and mapping in eukaryotes
    The genetics of bacteria and viruses
    Mutations: DNA damage and repair
    Chromosome abnormalities, recombination and transposition
    Genes in mitochondria and chloroplasts
    Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes
    Developmental genetics
    Genes: isolation and manipulation
    Applications of recombinant DNA technology