Course Title HUMAN GENETICS
Course Level 300
Credit Unit 1

Fundamentals of Human genetic principles, variation in gene expression in man – patterns of inheritance in families (autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, X – linked dominant, X-linked recessive). Types and classification of Human chromosomes – methods of preparation of Human chromosomes and karyotyping-types of numerical and structural chromosomal aberrations and their causes. Chemistry of DNA and RNA molecules, genome maintenance, rearrangement and expression, polymerase chain reaction, recombinant DNA technology, genetic engineering and the future.