Description: Basic principles and methods of research with microbial model systems used in the analysis and manipulation of genes, followed by a research project in molecular genetics.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: General Biology I & II plus lab (01:119:115-117) OR EQUIVALENT; and General Chemistry I & II ( 01:160:161-162, 171) or (160:163-162-164, 171). Open only to sophomore and junior genetics majors.

 Note: May be used to fulfill an elective requirement by students majoring in genetics who have already fulfilled the lab requirement with a separate course. Credit not given for both 01:447:315 and 01:694:315.