Introductory genetics 161

Module code GTS 161
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Chromosomes and cell division. Principles of Mendelian inheritance: locus and alleles, dominance interactions and epistasis. Probability studies. Sex determination and sex linked traits. Pedigree analysis. Extranuclear inheritance. Genetic linkage and chromosome mapping. Chromosome variation.

Module credits 8.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Prerequisites MLB 111 GS
Contact time fortnightly practicals, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Genetics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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