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Required Courses (17 CR)

  • GENE 603 Genetics (3 CR)
  • GENE 608 Critical Analysis of Genetic Literature (2 CR)
  • Computational genetics (3 CR)**
    • **BIOL 651 Bioinformatics
    • **BIOL 683 Experimental Design in Biology
    • STAT 604 Special Problems in Statistics Computations and Analysis
    • **STAT 646 Statistical Bioinformatics
    • STAT 657 Advanced Programming using SAS
    • VIBS 613 Evolutionary Bioinformatics
    • **GENE 657 Command Line Skills
  • GENE 681 Seminar (3 CR)
  • GENE 682 Seminar Presentation (1 CR)
  • GENE 685 Research Rotations (2 CR)
  • GENE 697 Teaching Genetics Labs (2 CR)
  • Research ethics (1 CR) options:
    • BICH 658 Application of Scientific Values in Daily Research Practice

Elective Courses  (9 CR, spread across at least three competency areas*)

Molecular Genetics

  • BICH 631 Biochemical Genetics
  • BICH 656 RNA Biology
  • BICH 673 Gene Expression
  • BIOL 609 Molecular Tools Biology
  • BIOL 635 Plant Molecular Biology
  • ENTO 641 Engineering Vector Populations
  • GENE 648 Molecular Evolution
  • MSCI 612 Current Topics in Cell Signaling
  • SCSC 647 Genome Editing Crop Plants
  • VIBS 611 Tumor Cell Bio and Carcinogenesis
  • VTPP  676 Genetics & Molecular Toxicology

Quantitative and Population Genetics

  • ANSC 628 Animal Breeding
  • ANSC 638 Prediction Genetic Merit
  • ANSC 689 Advanced Quantitative Genetics
  • EEBL 605 Population & Quantitative Genetics
  • EEBL 606 Phylogen & Comparative Biology
  • ESSM 689 Quantitative Methods in Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography
  • GENE 612 Population Genetics
  • GENE 613 Quantitative Genetics
  • GENE 638 Prediction of Genetic Merit
  • SCSC 641 Plant Breeding
  • SCSC 642 Plant Breeding II
  • SCSC 643 Molecular Quantitative Genetics in Plant Breeding
  • WFSC 624 Dynamics of Populations
  • WFSC/GENE 633 Conservation Genetics

Statistics and Bioinformatics

  • BICH 661 Advance Genome Annotation Ontology
  • BIOL 647 Digital Biology
  • GENE 606 Quantitative Phylogenetics
  • **BIOL 651 Bioinformatics
  • **BIOL 683 Experimental Design Biology
  • **GENE 656 Metagenomics
  • **GENE 657 Command Line Skills
  • **GENE 658 Differential Gene Expression
  • **GENE 659 Genome Assembly
  • **GENE 689 Advanced Bioinformatics
  • **GENE 689 Shotgun Metagenomics Data Analysis
  • **GENE 689 Single-Cell RNA-seq Data Analysis in R
  • **MPHY 624 Biostatistics
  • SCSC 660 Experimental Designs in Agriculture
  • STAT 604 Special Problems in Statistics Computations and Analysis
  • **STAT 646 Statistical Bioinformatics
  • **STAT 651 Statistics in Research I
  • **STAT 652 Statistics in Research II
  • STAT 657 Advanced Programming using SAS
  • VIBS 613 Evolutionary Bioinformatics
  • WFSC 670 Excel Biometry

Organismal Genetics

  • ANSC 624 Mammalian Developmental Genetics
  • ANSC 639 Bacterial Genomics
  • BICH 675 Plant Biochemistry & Genomics
  • BIOL 606 Microbial Genetics
  • BIOL 610 Evolution
  • BIOL 611 Developmental Genetics
  • ENTO 628 Arthropod Genomics & Gene Expression
  • GENE 677 Genes and Diseases
  • MPIM 601 Microbial Pathogenesis of Huma
  • MPIM 663 Molecular Biology of Animal Viruses
  • MSCI 603 Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Metastasis
  • MSCI 630 Pathogenesis of Human Disease
  • MSCI 689 Foundations of Biotechnology
  • MSCI 689 Mammalian Immunobiology
  • VTPB 613 Mammalian Genomics & Bioinformatics

Genomics

  • ANTH 672 Ancient Genetics
  • BICH 650 Genomics
  • BICH 661 Genome Annotation with Ontologies
  • BIOL 650 Genomics
  • EEBL 607 Evolutionary Genomics
  • GENE 620 Cytogenetics
  • GENE 629 Applied Animal Genomics
  • GENE 654 Analysis of Complex Genomes
  • GENE 655 Analysis of Complex Genomes-Lab
  • GENE 689/BIOL 689 Bacterial Genomics
  • VIBS 630/GENE 630 Comparative Genomics
  • VTPP 638 Analysis of Genomics Signals

** Courses in italics are part of the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Certificate (CERT-BICB)

Courses with the number 689 are ‘special topics’. Many of these are held regularly but have not yet received a course number.