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