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The Gene: The History and Science of our Genetic Code

BIO 51S
3 units
June 26 - August 19, 2017
Section 1   T, TH  10:30AM - 11:50AM

This discussion-based course will use the novel “The Gene” by Siddhartha Mukherjee and other selected readings to explore the science behind our genetic code. We will cover topics such as regulation of gene expression, inheritance, genetic testing, manipulation of the genome, and the relationship between genetics and identity.

Prerequisite

Instructor Consent; AP Biology recommended. Students wanting to enroll must apply at https://goo.gl/forms/KqEe0jwf5yYLxkVB3.

Syllabus

Syllabus 2017