Jun 28, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
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BIO 3044 - Molecular Genetics of Bacteria


1 Course Unit(s)
An examination of how the information encoded in molecules drives bacterial function and evolution. The course will focus on the haploid and asexual properties of bacteria as well as how bacteria gain new DNA. Topics covered include bacterial DNA replication, recombination, transcription, gene regulation, mutation, and genomics. Special emphasis will be placed on bacteria as model systems for investigating molecular genetics and will include the study of phage, transposons, and mutant libraries. Lecture and laboratory.

General Education Requirement(s): IV
Prerequisite(s): BIO 2042  or BIO 1204  and CHEM 2155 
Corequisite(s): None
Pre/Corequisite(s): None



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