Gene Structure and Function

PREREQUISITE: BIOL-UA 21 OR BIOL-SHU 21 OR BIOL-SHU 22.

Course Description An intermediate course on the molecular basis of gene function in viruses, prokaryotes, and eukaryotes. Covers topics drawn from the following areas or other current work: DNA and Chromatin Structure; Viruses: Lambda Phage and Retroviruses including HIV; Carcinogenesis; Environmental Pollutants and DNA Damage; DNA Repair; DNA Polymerase Structure and Function. The molecular basis of drug design is emphasized throughout the course in relation to all topics discussed. Pre-requisites: Molecular and Cell Biology I (BIOL-UA 21) REGISTRATION FOR BIOL-UA 32 IS FOR BIOLOGY MAJORS ECOLOGY/BIOLOGY& GPH/BIOLOGY MAJORS ONLY FIRST WEEK OF REGISTRATION. ALL OTHERS CAN REGISTER SECOND WEEK.

Intermediate course in the molecular basis of gene action in viruses, prokaryotes, and eukaryotes. Covers topics drawn from the following areas or other current work: structure and organization of the genetic material, replication, repair, transcription, translation, recombination, oncogenesis, and regulation of gene expression.

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Spring 2020

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Suse Broyde
M: 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM 12WV L120
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Apoorva Goyal
M: 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM 12WV L120