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Type B: Social Sciences - Introduction to DNA Molecular Methods

Anthropology 3138 Introduction to DNA Molecular Methods
An introduction to methods used in molecular biology, biochemistry and molecular anthropology with emphasis on the techniques and their application. The laboratory component covers the analysis of nucleic acids particularly DNA, and includes basic techniques such as gel electrophoresis, DNA extraction, and the polymerase chain reaction. Methods of DNA data analysis and interpretation are also introduced, including forensic science, molecular anthropology, molecular biology and molecular archaeology.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Two of: Anthropology 2110, Biology 2171, Biology 2230, Biology 2910, Chemistry 1210; or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Cross-List(s): Biology 3138
Offering: 2-3; or 2-3
Notes: An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for this course.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences