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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 5240 - Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology

5240. 3 hours. The concepts and techniques of molecular biology are the foundation for the studies of all aspects of modern biology. A basic understanding of molecular biology is essential for teaching current college level biology courses as well as preparation for the advanced study of a wide range of biological sciences. In this course, students will be exposed to the theoretical concepts and experimental techniques of molecular biology. Topics include genetic analysis of gene structure, regulation of gene expression and principles of molecular biology techniques (gene cloning, plasmid purification, restriction enzyme analysis, and DNA sequencing). Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 21 credits of approved biology course work, with permission of department.