Biology: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental

BIOL 118 Principles of Human Genetics

Overview of human and medical genetics covering the molecular basis of genetic disease, quantitative methodologies utilized in calculation of genetic risk, and genetic testing and counseling. Includes discussion of ethical issues in genetics and genomic medicine.


Prerequisite(s): STAT 5, or STAT 7 and STAT 7L; BIOL 105 or BME 105; and BIOL 101 or BIOL 115. Enrollment is restricted to biology B.S.; human biology; neuroscience; and molecular, cell, and developmental biology majors. Other students may enroll with instructor permission.




Olena Vaske