(4 credit hours)
As Needed | Prerequisites: Junior standing
This course is designed for upper level undergraduate students, builds on Genetics, and emphasizes human medical genetics. Topics covered include but are not restricted to: known human genetic disorders, use of karyotyping, microsatellite analysis, and sequencing in the diagnosis of genetic disorders. Use of pedigrees, epidemiological and molecular studies in the identification of genetic contributions to multi-factorial conditions and diseases are also discussed. Term paper included.