Course Master: Dr. Marwan Shinawi
Teaching Assistant: Jian Ryou
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30pm – 5pm
This graduate-level course provides an overview of concepts in mammalian molecular genetics especially as it pertains to human diseases. Guest lecturers will give a seminar on his or her topic of research and assign a relevant paper for discussion. Students should read the assigned paper prior to each lecture and contribute to the discussion. This is a required first-year course in the Human and Statistical Genetics Ph.D. program.
No textbook is required. Strachan and Reed’s Human Molecular Genetics is a useful reference.