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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
Genetics Laboratory
Genetics Laboratory
Fall 2017
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BISC 1115 and BISC 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126; and GEN 2207

Mollie Manier
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Study of genetic principles and genetic and molecular techniques in Drosophila and E. coli. Benchwork and comparative genomics using bioinformatics. Students may register concurrently in GEN 2207. Permission of the instructor may substitute for the prerequisites.
1. Maintain an informative and scientifically responsible lab notebook. 2. Understand the functional relationships among DNA, RNA, protein, and cDNA. 3. Understand and carry out molecular techniques, including DNA extraction, cloning, PCR, gel electrophoresis, sequencing, and data analysis. 4. Understand a gene’s structural characteristics, how genomics predicts the presence of genes on chromosomes, and the role that evolutionary theory plays in gene predictions. 5. Better understand the nature of scientific research and be adequately trained for supervised research in a lab setting. 6. Prepare and present a talk summarizing their experimental goals, methods, results and conclusions.
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