Genetic Principles (Self-Paced)
June 10-Aug. 16, 2019
Aug. 25-Dec. 20, 2019
Jan. 13-May 8, 2020
Select from 3 modules for 1 unit each
Don Lee & Grace Troupe
- Module 1 - Inheritance in Families and Populations (modules may be taken in any order)
- Module 2 - Chromosomes and Genes
- Module 3 - Molecular Genetic Engineering, DNA & Testing Methods (available fall 2019!)
- Enroll in all three modules for a special price of $750!
Genetic principles of inheritance in plants and animals and their significance in biology and agriculture will be discussed. Topics include the physical basis of heredity in families and populations; introduction to chromosome biology; the molecular basis for gene expression; and modern genetic engineering tools used in animal and plant systems. Weekly problem sets and some participant-run experiments will be used to clarify genetics and selective plant breeding topics.
These self-paced modules are recommended for self-motivated individuals. They are held in Campus eXtension Online. Non-credit learners will receive an Enrollment Key/Password near the start of the session.
High-speed Internet access with an updated browser, email, and video ability. Recommended browsers include Firefox, Chrome and Safari.
You might also like Genetics information on this educational webpage: https://ge.unl.edu/.
$270 for this each module.