Genetics Course|Biology Course Summary This course is based on 7.03 Genetics, Fall 2004 made available by Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license. This course discusses the principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. The topics include: structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes, biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection, population genetics, use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation and inherited disease. Reading Material
Biotechnology & Genetics Biotechnology Institute Through professional development and workshops the institute provides a base of understanding and awareness about biotechnology among teachers and students. Cracking the Code The original PBS program available online along with resources for helping students understand the Human Genome Project. DNA from the Beginning An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes and heredity. DNA Interactive Genetic Science Learning Center Learn how enzymes digest food, or how an arm is genetically different from a leg. Biotechnology and Genetics
DNA from the Beginning is organized around key concepts. The science behind each concept is explained by: animation, image gallery, video interviews, problem, biographies, and links. DNAftb blog: It's the season of hibernation, something I've always wished I could do. Oh, to wrap up in a ball, sleep away the winter, and wake to a beautiful spring day – like Bambi! Although the thought has always intrigued me, it never really occurred to me what a feat hibernation actually is.
NEW! Your Genes, Your Health Blog! Bad Cholesterol When someone mentions cholesterol many will say, how is your HDL? Cholesterol travels through the blood attached to lipoproteins. From a health prospective we try to maintain the good cholesterol (High density lipoproteins or HDL) and decrease the bad cholesterol (Low density lipoproteins or LDL).
Human Genome Project