Semester Offered: Second Semester Credits (Range): 3 hours Attribute:3NS
This lecture-discussion course will review the mounting evidence for epigenetics, the study of extra-genetic (or non-DNA mediated) inheritance of biological characteristics. Topics to be discussed include chromatin modification, transcriptional silencing, dosage compensation, genomic imprinting, and nuclear reprogramming. Consent of the Instructor is required. Enrollment Limit:25. Instructor: Y. Cruz Prerequisites & Notes Pre-requisites: Biology 213 and 214.