An exploration of Classical Mendelian Genetics, Molecular Genetics and Evolutionary Genetics.

Lectures: 10:30am - 12:15pm, Monday - Thursday
Exams: 10:30am - 12:15pm Fridays

Instructor: Dr. Dana Krempels
Office: Cox 110B
Contact via: email

Office hours are by appointment during the summer,
so please come see me after lecture
or send an email to set up a mutually convenient meeting time.

Textbook: Introduction to Genetic Analysis, 11th Edition by Griffiths, et al.

  • Summer 2018 Lecture Notes
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  • Course Syllabus

    Tuesday, May 29




    Monday, May 21

    An Introduction to Genetics: From Mendel to Molecules

    Chapters 1, 2

    Tuesday, May 22

    Single-gene Inheritance

    Chapter 2

    Wednesday, May 23

    Autosomal and Sex-linked Inheritance

    Chapter 2

    Thursday, May 24

    Statistics, Independent Assortment and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

    Chapter 3

    Friday, May 25

    No class today.

    Enjoy the extra long weekend.

    Monday, May 28

    Memorial Day Holiday - no class today

    Wow, it's a REALLY extra long weekend.

    Linkage and Mapping

    Chapter 4

    Wednesday, May 30

    Genetics of Microbes

    Chapter 5

    Thursday, May 31

    Gene Interactions

    Chapter 6

    Friday, June 1

    Exam I

    Study smart.

    Monday, June 4

    DNA Structure and Replication

    Chapter 7

    Tuesday, June 5


    Chapter 9

    Wednesday, June 6


    Chapter 9

    Thursday, June 7

    Control of Gene Expression in Microbes

    Chapter 11

    Friday, June 8


    Careful with the caffeine.

    Monday, June 11

    Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

    Chapter 12

    Tuesday, June 12

    The Genetics of Development

    Chapter 13

    Wednesday, June 13

    Mutations at the Molecular Level

    Chapter 16

    Thursday, June 14


    Chapter 10

    Friday, June 15

    Exam III

    Almost there...

    Monday, June 18

    Mutations at the Chromosome Level

    Chapter 17

    Tuesday, June 19

    Genomes and Transposable Genetic Elements

    Chapters 14, 15

    Wednesday, June 20

    Population Genetics

    Chapter 18

    Thursday, June 21

    Genetics of Evolution

    Chapter 18

    Friday, June 22

    Exam IV

    Keeping up.

    Monday, June 25

    Genetics of Evolution, continued

    Chapter 20

    Tuesday, June 26

    Genetics of Evolution, continued

    Chapter 20

    Wednesday, June 27

    Quantitative Genetics

    Chapter 19

    Thursday, June 28



    Friday, June 29

    EXAM V in Cox 126 at Regular Class Time

    The End.

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