Biology: Molecular, Cell, and DevelopmentalBIOL 218 CRISPR/Cas Technologies

Provides an overview of the continually emerging roles for CRISPR in biomedical research. Topics will include an overview of the CRISPR genome defense systems in bacteria, the mechanisms of DNA cleavage and repair, the many uses of CRISPR as a genome editing tool in model organisms, and discussions on the ethical use of the technology in precision medicine.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 200A, BIOL 200B, and BIOL 200C. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5