2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Oct 21, 2021  
2021-2022 University Catalog
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HGEN 500 - Introduction to the Human Genome

This course is an overview of essential concepts in human genetics, including basic principles of heredity and the structure and function of the human genome from the nucleus and mitochondria level progressing down to the molecular structure of DNA. The course covers the structure of genes as well as the mechanisms of gene transcription, translation, and transcriptional regulation. The structure and function of non-coding regions of the genome is also discussed. The significance of the Human Genome Project and advanced and emerging genomic technologies are emphasized.
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Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Total Hours: 45

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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