Genetics 4302

Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide students with deeper insight into genetic processes and the interaction between heredity and environment.

Course Description

Central themes:
 The basic principles of hereditary characteristics
 The interaction between genes and environment
 Coupling, recombination and genetic-mapping
 Bacteria and viral genetic systems
 DNA replication and recombination, transcription and translation
 Mutations and DNA repair
 Recombinant DNA technology and genomics

Learning Methods

45 hours of lectures
Obligatory: practice exercises

Assessment Methods

Written 4-hour final examination, which must receive a passing grade. Submitted practice exercises must be approved prior to taking the final examination.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Elin Kure <>, last modified Elin Wenche Hegland Kure - 07/12/2009