BIOL 1416

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General Biology II

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the unifying principles of biology with emphasis onbasic molecular genetics, gene expression/regulation, recombination, DNA replication, transcription, translation. Students will gain understanding of evolution and diversity and form and function of organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, plants and animals.Thelaboratory component focuses to reinforce lecture topics and introduces standard techniques in molecular biology such as electrophoresis and PCR. Laboratory work emphasize classification and comparative anatomy of the bacteria/viruses/fungi/plants/animals and practice of molecular biology techniques.

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School of Arts and Sciences