Genetics, Genomics, and Evolution Model Curriculum

Fall (3-4.5 credits)

Keystone Course

            GENOME 553 Genetic Analysis (1.5 cr), second half (*limited enrollment)
            MCB 533 – Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics (3 credits) – every other year 

Elective courses

            MCB 532 – Human Pathogenic Viruses (3 credits) – even years only
            MOLMED 513 – Clinical Human Medical Genetics (3 credits)
            CONJ 533 – The Dynamic Chromosome (1.5 credits – 1st half) -  even years only

Methods (students without background in these genetic technologies urged to take one or both of these courses)

            CONJ 546 – Survey of Technologies for Molecular Biology (1.5 credits – 1st half)
            and/or
            GENOME 552 – Technologies for Genome Analysis (1.5 credits – 2nd half)

Winter (4.5-6 credits)

Keystone Courses

            GENOME 551 – Principles of Gene Regulation (1.5 credits – 1st half)
            GENOME 559 – Introduction to Statistical and Computational Genomics (3 credits)

Elective courses

            GENOME 540 – Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology I (4 credits)
            GENOME 565 – Advanced Human Genetics (3 credits)
            CONJ 526 – Introduction to Systems Biology & Quantitative Approaches (1.5 credits – 2nd half)
            GENOME 561 – Molecular Population Genetics and Evolution (1.5 credits – 2nd half)

Spring (4.5 credits)

Keystone Courses

            None

Elective courses

            CONJ 557 – Microbial Evolution and Ecology (1.5 credits – 1st half)
            PATH 516 – Molecular Basis of Human Genetic Disease (3 credits)
            GENOME 541 – Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology II (4 credits)
            PATH 530 – Human Cytogenetics (3 credits) – even years only
            GENOME 555 – Protein Technology (1.5 credits – 1st half)