The objective of this note is have a
greater awareness and appreciation of classical and molecular genetics with
emphasis on genetic material and its formation, transmission, function and
organization. Topics covered includes: historical perspective of genetics,
inheritance patterns and the chromosomal basis of heredity, sex chromosomes in
sex determination and sexual dimorphism, cells reproduce through DNA and nucleic
acids, DNA transcribes into RNA that ultimately translates into protein,
prokaryotic and eukaryotic genes, genetic basis of cancer and how it relates to
the cell cycle.
This lecture note
covers the following topics: The genetic structure of populations, Genetic
transmission in populations, The genetics of natural selection, Genetic drift,
Quantitative genetics, Molecular evolution, Phylogeography.
This book explains
the following topics: Mendelian analysis, The chromosomal theory of inheritance,
The chromosomal theory of inheritance, Brown Symposium, Chromosome Mutation,
Structure of DNA, Recombinant DNA techniques, Applications of recombinant DNA
techniques, Population genetics and Quantitative genetics.
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information,
Genes and Disease is an online collection of articles that discuss genes and the
diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of
the body that they affect.