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BIOL 441 Molecular Genetics

BIOL 441  Molecular Genetics  Units: 3.00  

Research in eukaryotic molecular genetics with an emphasis on epigenetics. Epigenetic phenomena will be examined in a range of models from single-celled organisms to metazoans, with student discussions on topics as diverse as bioethics, disease controls, and eugenics.

Learning Hours: 125 (30 Lecture, 8 Seminar, 12 Laboratory, 10 Group Learning, 65 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (BIOL 330 or BCHM 218) and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the Biological Foundations List. Exclusion PATH 425.  
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.