Academic Catalog 2020–2021

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BIO611 Molecular Biology and Genomics

[3–0, 3 cr.]

The course emphasizes principles and information, which form the contemporary basis for molecular biology and genomics. The course will cover DNA/RNA structure and function, DNA recombination and replication, regulation of gene expression and operon function, eukaryotic molecular genetics, recombinant DNA technology, and epigenetics. This course will also provide a broad overview of the theoretical skills concerning new large-scale and technology-driven approaches within genomics, such as High-throughput Sequencing and sequence analysis.