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Human Genetics


This upper-level seminar focuses on different human genetic disorders with primary research papers as the main resource.  Students explore 1) the methods by which the genes associated with each disorder were identified; 2) the biology of the disorder at the organism, tissue, cell, and molecular level; and 3) strategies to treat each condition with gene therapy and other methods.


Successful completion of BIO 201 and permission of the instructor are required.