Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology

Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of molecular genetics, including principles of how genes work, how gene expression is regulated in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, and how signals are passed from cells to cells that are far away. We will also explore key advances in biotechnology, including cloning, sequencing, and next-generation sequencing, and discuss case studies involving cancer, Huntington's Disease, and more.

Course Details

  • Class Number: 20902
  • 2021 Schedule: TuTh 2:30PM - 3:50PM PDT
  • Online Format - Synchronous: This course is taught in real-time, and students are expected to attend virtual sessions at specific times during the week.


High School Biology; AP or IB Biology recommended

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