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7.03 Genetics, Fall 2001

An image of a DNA model.
DNA model. (Image courtesy of Larwence Berkeley National Laboratory.)

Highlights of this Course

The course site for this fundamental genetics course includes complete sets of Lecture Notes, Problems, and Solutions. Detailed Study Guides for Problem Sets, and Exams from 1993 through 2001, are included.

Course Description

The principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. Structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes. Biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection. Population genetics. Use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation and inherited disease.



Prof. Chris Kaiser
Prof. David Page

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
2 hours / session




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