2019-2020 University Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2021  
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SBL 238 - Medical Genetics (Biology)

3 Credit(s)

Study of the structure and function of chromosomes and genes with an emphasis on the medical relevance of genetics. Topics include: gene and chromosome structure and function; clinical cytogenetics; genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors in disease; patterns of inheritance; genetic engineering and genome analysis; pharmacogenomics to develop therapies (both personalized and predictive) for treating hereditary disorders; and other competencies in genetics necessary for health professionals. This course is intended for students interested in health sciences. Spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): (SBL 160  and SBL 161 ) or (SBL 162  and SBL 163 ) or (SHL 214  and SHL 215 ) or (SHL 216  and SHL 217 ) or permission of the instructor.
Corequisite(s): SBL 213  (excluding physician assistant and health science majors).

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