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Course Number 0455-2526-01
Course Name General Genetics
Academic Unit The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences -
Biology
Lecturer Prof. Martin KupiecContact
Lecturer Dr. Tzachi HagaiContact
Contact Email: martin@tauex.tau.ac.il
Office Hours By appointmentBuilding: Green Biotech , Room: 216
Contact Email: tzachiha@tauex.tau.ac.il
Office Hours By appointmentBuilding: Green Biotech , Room: 140
Mode of Instruction Lecture
Credit Hours 5
Semester 2021/1
Day Sun
Hours 08:00-11:00
Building Porter Life
Room 014
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Short Course Description

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the principles of heritability at the molecular and organismal levels, gene function and regulation. Studies of model organisms and human genetics will be covered.

The course will cover: Mendel?s Laws of Heredity, the genetic code, DNA damage and repair, gene regulation in development, gene manipulation techniques, introduction to population genetics, environmental impact on gene expression, gene interactions, alleles and mutations. We will introduce recent findings from genetics of cancer and genetics of the immune system, gene and genome evolution, the genomic revolution and its impact.



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