Welcome to the Genetics Web page. To access Biology 240/241 course information or other WWW pages, click on the highlighted text or images.
Please sign up for oral exam times - a new list of available times will be posted on Monday afternoon.
Selected Topics for the Cumulative Portion of the Final Exam:
* Genetic Mapping (i.e. the three point cross)
* Gene Expression (Transcription and Translation)
* DNA Replication
* Hardy-Weinberg Applications
If you are interested in taking the final exam on friday, June 6th, (9:30-12), please email me before Tuesday evening.
Problem Set #5 due on Wednesday at 4 pm.
Article associated with the 5/26/03 lecture is on reserve in the library (I believe you can also access this article through e-jourrnal holdings in our library):
Microchip arrays put DNA on the spot. Robert Service (1998). Science vol 282: 396 - 399.
Article associated with the 5/21/03 lecture is on reserve in the library:
Viable offspring derived from fetal and adult mammalian cells. Ian Wilmut et al. (1997). Nature vol 385:810-813.
General Course Information:
Stephan Zweifel, Hulings 309, email szweifel x4385
Jo Humphrey (Tuesday afternoon)
Ryan Navratil (Thursday morning)
Emily Johnson (Thursday afternoon)
TA Help Sessions: 8-9 pm Sundays, Hulings 203
A Genetics Glossary to check your understanding of genetics terms:
The Genetics and Ethics Page, a basic page with links to many, many useful and informative pages. It appears to be actively maintained by a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia.
ExPASy Proteomics Tools, to find out more about your unknown DNA sequence:
Pedro's BioMolecular Research Tools, "A Collection of WWW Links to Information and Services Useful to Molecular Biologists":
BioMedNet, "The Internet Community for Biological and Medical Researchers":
Note: to access parts of this site, such as "A Billion Base Pairs Up for Grabs" (an article from the "HMS Beagle" about Bioinformatics resources), you must become a member of BioMedNet--this is free.
Access the National Center for Biotechnology Information:
Entrez browser-- search GenBank and other databases for sequence and other information about genes, open reading frames and plasmid
Web Cutter page; type in a sequence and find out where restriction enzymes will cut:
The entire yeast genome sequence:
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts Web site to perform searches for literature in MEDLINE and other databases:
The Mendel web page for information about the father of genetics, including original papers and other interesting tidbits:
The Bio Online page for directories and profiles of Biotech companies in the United States:
Createdby Joanne Penko and Nersi Nikakhtar