May 22, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019

INTER 141 - INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS

[2 Credits]
This course reviews the principles of genetics with applications to the study of biological function and disease. Topics include: structure and function of genes, chromosomes, and genomes, Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance, inborn errors of metabolism, epigenetics, cancer genetics, immunogenomics, pharmacogenomics, genetic variance and disease, genetic testing and treatment, precision medicine, and ethical issues in clinical genetics.