A non-majors, general education lab course that explores the basic principles of human genetics. Topics include scientific method, Mendelian genetics, sex determination, karyotyping, molecular genetics, genetic counseling, the Human Genome Project, genetics of immunity and cancer, and population genetics. Lecture 3 hours per week. Lab requires a minimum of 3 hours per week of self-directed lab work.
Semesters: Fall, Spring
MnTC Goals: 3