Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    
    Oct 19, 2019  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

[Add to Favorites]

NTRES 2830 - DNA, Genes and Genetic Diversity


(OPHLS-AG) (CU-SBY)     
Spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both BIOMG 2800  and NTRES 2830.
Prerequisite: BIOEE 1780  or permission of instructor.

M. Hare.

Covers molecular, Mendelian and population genetic principles as they relate to population biology and biodiversity.  A laboratory section is devoted to problem solving, computer exercises and discussions.  We will focus on mechanisms generating and shaping genetic variation within and among populations, examine the regulation of gene expression, and consider the conservation relevance of variation at multiple levels. Recommended as a preliminary to upper-level ecology, evolution, and natural resource management courses.

Outcome 1: Understand mechanisms generating and shaping genetic variation at the individual, family and population level.

Outcome 2: Quantitatively analyze patterns of genetic variation to predict inheritance patterns within families and allele frequency changes in populations

Outcome 3: Accurately interpret the consequences of genetic variation on human health, species endangerment, evolutionary potential and ecosystem function.

Outcome 4: Appreciate the ethical dimensions of genetic information related to privacy, genetic testing, and transgenics.



[Add to Favorites]