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Forensic Genetics

PHA 6855 Forensic Genetics

Credits: 3
Tuition: $1,725


This is a foundation course in human molecular genetics designed to provide an understanding of basic genetic principles. This precursor to forensic DNA analysis will address some of the important issues in genetics including genome mapping and the role of gene dysfunction in disease.


Module Topic
Module 1 Introduction to Forensic Genetics
Module 2 The Basic Principles of Inheritance
Module 3 Linkage and Crossing Over
Module 4 The Molecular Structure of Chromosomes and DNA Replication
Module 5 Making Genes Work
Module 6 The Human Genome Project
Module 7 Human Population Genetics
Module 8 DNA Profiling and Forensic Investigation
Module 9 Interpretation and Applications of Forensic DNA Analysis
Module 10 Mutation and DNA Repair
Module 11 Genes in Cancer
Module 12 Genetic Disorders

Recommended Materials

Human and Molecular Genetics
Author: Peter Sudbery
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited; 2nd edition (3/1/2002)
ISBN: 0130428116

Pearson Education Limited
United Kingdom

If you wish to purchase this book from the publisher, due to sales restrictions you need to order the book through the Pearson website for your particular geographic location as follows:

Author: P.C. Winter, G.I. Hickley and H.L. Fletcher
Publisher: BIOS Scientific Publishers Limited; 2nd edition (6/1/2002)
ISBN: 1859962629

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