The course aims to provide students with the basics of genetics.
Course unit content
Mendel and the gene idea. Extensions of Mendelian genetics.
The chromosomal basis of inheritance: the experiments by Morgan and the genetic maps. Sex chromosomes, sex determination and sex-linked disorders.
Examples of human genetics: chromosomal aberrations, autosomal and sex-linked diseases, recessive and dominant diseases.
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Solomin et al; Biology
Classroom lectures. Characterized by interactive lectures accompanied by a) seminar on major topic and b) reading and discussing a scientific paper by the students. This allow the student to acquire a better understanding of topic and also improve learning capacities.