Physiology Biology 566

Fundamentals of Molecular Biology:Genetics

1 Credit
Lectures: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, ~10:00 – 12:00 pm, 
Research Building Auditorium
Textbooks: 

  • Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, Nelsen & Cox, or an equivalent text
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell, Alberts et al., 5th edition

Section 1:     DNA, Chromosomes, & Genomes

  • Wed, Oct 27  10am    DNA, Genes & Chromosomes
  • Wed, Oct 27  11am    The Structure of Chromosomes and Genomes

Section 2:     DNA Replication, Repair & Recombination

  • Fri, Oct 29  10am    DNA Replication
  • Fri, Oct 29  11am    DNA Repair & Recombination

Section 3:      How Cells Replicate The Genome: From DNA to Protein

  • Mon, Nov 01 11am    Mechanisms of Transcription and RNA Splicing
  • Wed, Nov 03 10am    Mechanisms of Protein Translation
  • Wed, Nov 03 11am    Protein Targeting, Precursor Processing & Degradation
  • Fri, Nov 05   10am     The Cell Cycle

Section 4:     Control of Gene Expression

  • Fri, Nov 05    11am    Principles of Gene Regulation
  • Mon, Nov 08 10am    Regulation of Eukaryotic Gene Expression
  • Mon, Nov 08 11am    Signal Transduction-Coupled Transcription Factors

Section 5:      Genetics

  • Wed, Nov 10   11am      Basic Principles: How Traits are Transmitted
  • Fri, Nov 12     10am      Patterns and Principles of Heredity
  • Fri, Nov 12     11am     Complexities in Relating Genotype to Phenotype
  • Mon, Nov 15   11am     The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
  • Mon, Nov 22   10am   Final Exam