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Spring 2022 Biology UN1130 section 001
GENES AND DEVELOPMENT

Call Number 14006
Day & Time
Location
TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
331 Uris Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Tulle Hazelrigg - e-mail, homepage
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: one year of high school or college biology. This course covers selected topics in genetics and developmental biology, with special emphasis on issues that are relevant to contemporary society. Lectures and readings will cover the basic principles of genetics, how genes are expressed and regulated, the role of genes in normal development, and how alterations in genes lead to abnormal development and disease. We will also examine how genes can be manipulated in the laboratory, and look at the contributions of these manipulations to basic science and medicine, as well as some practical applications of these technologies. Interspersed student-run workshops will allow students to research and discuss the ethical and societal impacts of specific topics (e.g. in vitro fertilization, uses and misuses of genetic information, genetically modified organisms, steroid use, and cloning). SCE and TC students may register for this course, but they must first obtain the written permission of the instructor, by filling out a paper Registration Adjustment Form (Add/Drop form). The form can be downloaded at the URL below, but must be signed by the instructor and returned to the office of the registrar. http://registrar.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/content/reg-adjustment.pdf
Web Site Vergil
Department Biological Sciences
Enrollment 20 students (22 max) as of 8:02AM Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Subject Biology
Number UN1130
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Note If waitlisted, email instructor why you wish to take course
Section key 20221BIOL1130W001

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