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BIOL 205 Mendelian and Molecular Genetics

BIOL 205  Mendelian and Molecular Genetics  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to Mendelian and molecular genetics covering the basic mechanisms of genetic transmission, gene structure and function, as well as the application of molecular genetics in medicine and biotechnology.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 18 Tutorial, 18null, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite A GPA of 1.90 in (BIOL 102 and BIOL 103).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  


The Biology Department is located in the BioSciences Complex, a large building with offices, teaching laboratories, lecture rooms and extensive research facilities. The Department also maintains the Queen's University Biological Station: more than 3000 ha of woodland, fields and shoreline on both Lake Opinicon and Elbow Lake, 50 km north of Kingston. This station has extensive laboratory and teaching facilities and can provide accommodation for 75 or more researchers and students interested in population and community ecology, limnology, behavioural ecology, and conservation biology.

Biology (BIOL)

All courses (except BIOL 899 and BIOL 999) are half courses (3.0 credit units) which are offered either in the fall or winter term if there is sufficient student interest. Detailed outlines of course content are available during the summer of each year. Most courses are offered in alternate years.

Biology – Minor (Arts)

Subject:   Administered by the Department of Biology. Plan:  Consists of 36.00 units as described below. Program:   The Plan, in combination with a Major plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

Biology – General (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts

Subject:   Administered by the Department of Biology. Plan:   Consists of 36.00 units as described below. Program:   The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 90.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree.