A study of the principles and theories of heredity including the gene concept, Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance. Basic concepts include: the nature, organization, transmission, expression, recombination and function of genetic materials. Principles are derived for genetically characterizing populations. The curriculum is onquiry based and fully integrated with laboratory experiences which emphasize active learning strategies.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017