Schedule Fall 2017
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Date
Lecture Description
Chapter(s)
1
22nd August
Organizational Meeting: The Genetic Material -from Basic Form to Function; the interrupted gene
1.1 -1.7; 1.9 -1.10; 2.1 -2.6; 2. 8 - 2.11; 4     
2
24th. August
Chromosomes, Nucleosomes & Chromatin
7 & 8
3
29th. August
The Replicon and DNA Replication
10; 11:1 - 11.2, 11.9 -11.12;11.14 -11.15; 12.1-12.2; 12.11-12.12;
4
31st. August
Mutations & DNA Repair,
1.11- 1.15; 2.8; 14
5
5th. September
Mitosis and Meiosis (Review) DNA Recombination

Chapters 13, 14 and handouts
6
7th. September
Transposons and Retrotransposons
15
7
12th. September
Genome Evolution: Gene numbers, Clusters and Repeats -POSTPONED
5 & 6, 7 & 8
7
14th. September
Genome Evolution: Gene numbers, Clusters and Repeats
5 & 6, 7 & 8
8
19th. September
Human Gene Mapping; phenotype to genotype Gene Paper Assignments
Take Home -Paper Discussion I
Assigned articles
***
21st. September
Student Presentations I
***
26th. September
Exam I
9
28th. September
Basal RNA Polymerase Initiation Complexes
18-1 -18.8; 19.15-19.17
10
3rd. October
Transcriptional Regulatory Elements in Gene Promoters
26.7; 18.9-18.12 
11
5th. October
Transcriptional Activation & Regulation
26.1 - 26.6 
12
10th. October
Chomatin Structure II & Gene Regulation
26.9 - 26.13
***
10th. October
Last day to withdraw and receive a " W"
13
12th. October
Other Genetic Mechanisms
Handouts
***
17th October
Student Presentations II
14
19th. October
Epigenetic Inheritance
27 & 28
***
24th. October
In class Paper Discussion II
Assigned Articles
***
26th. October
Exam II

15
31st. October
Nuclear Splicing
19.1 - 19.11; 23.9;21.1 - 21.6; 21.9 
16
2nd. November
Post Transcriptional Regulatory Mechanisms
GENE PAPERS DUE

19.2 - 19.13; 21.10; 22.12 & Assigned Articles
17
7th. November
Regulatory RNA -siRNA, miRNA

19.2 - 19.13; 21.10; 22.12 & Assigned Articles
18
9th. November
Regulatory RNA-piwiRNA, IncRNA

 

  29.3 & Assigned Articles 
***
14th. November
Student Presentations III
29.3 & Assigned Article   
19
16th. November
Gene Therapy
Assigned Articles & Handouts
***
20th- 25th. Nov
Thanksgiving Break No Class
 
***
28th. November
In class Paper Discussion III
 
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30th. November
Exam III


 


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