Jan 29, 2023  
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BIOL 452 - Medical Genetics

Units: 3
The study of genetic principles as it relates to the practice of medicine. Emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis, treatments, and inheritance of genetic diseases, mapping of disease genes to their chromosome locations, study of the molecular genetics and pathogenesis of inherited disorders, and investigations of methods for gene therapy. A major goal for this course is to provide a foundation in medical genetics with emphasis on critical thinking skills including primary literature reviews and problem based learning of genetic disorders.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 212  and BIOL 352 , or enrollment in the Biological Sciences graduate program.



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