Useful Genetics: Online course by University of British Columbia

Useful Genetics: Online course by UBC


Useful Genetics Part 2 is a free online course conducted by the University of British Columbia.

About the course

This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of genetic inheritance, and enables them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal. This is Part 2 of a two-part course.

Course Syllabus

Part 1. Genes and their effects

Module 1. How different are we?

Module 2. How DNA molecules change.

Module 3. DNA differences and gene functions.

Module 4. Mutations in regulatory genes.

Module 5. Natural genetic variation.

Module 6. Personal genomics.

Part 2. Inheritance

Module 7. The mechanics of inheritance.

Module 8. Genetic analysis.

Module 9. All about breeding and inbreeding.

Module 10. Chromosomal changes.

Module 11. Selected advanced topics.

Course Sessions

October 24, 2014 - December 7, 2014

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