An examination of our understanding of the organization, structure and function of the genes and genomes of plants, emphasizing recent developments in plant molecular genetics involving model organisms. Topics include plant gene expression, mapping of plant genes, molecular tools for DNA transfer, the interrelationship of nuclear, mitochondrial and chloroplast genes.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of at least 1.5 Biology courses at the 3000 level or above; and registration in year 4 of an Honours Specialization module or a Major in Genetics offered through the Department of Biology; or permission of the instructor.
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: BIOLOGY
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