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Required Courses (17 CR)

  • GENE 603 Genetics (4 CR)
  • GENE 608 Model Genetic Systems (2 CR)
  • Computational genetics (3 CR)**
    • BIOL 651 Bioinformatics
    • STAT 604 Special Problems in Statistics Computations and Analysis
    • STAT 646 Statistical Bioinformatics
    • STAT 657 Advanced Programming using SAS
    • VIBS 613 Evolutionary Bioinformatics
    • GENE 689 Command Line Skills
    • BIOL 683 Experimental Design in Biology
  • GENE 681 Seminar (1 CR)
  • GENE 682 Seminar Presentation (2 CR)
  • GENE 685 Research Rotations (1 CR)
  • GENE 697 Teaching Genetics Labs (2 CR)
  • Research ethics (1 CR) options:
    • BICH 689, Section 601 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 689 Engineering Vector Populations
  • GENE 648 Molecular Evolution
  • 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 Phylogenetics & 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
  • WFSC 624 Dynamics of Populations

Statistics and Bioinformatics

  • BICH 661 Advance Genome Annotation Ontology
  • BIOL 647 Digital Biology
  • BIOL 651 Bioinformatics
  • BIOL 683 Experimental Design Biology
  • GENE 689 Command Line Skills
  • GENE 689 Metagenomics
  • MPHY 624 Biostatistics
  • 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
  • MPIM 663 Molecular Biology of Animal Viruses
  • MSCI 630 Pathogenesis of Human Disease
  • VTPB 613 Mammalian Genomics & Bioinformatics

Genomics

  • ANTH 672 Ancient Genetics
  • BICH 650 Genomics
  • 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
  • VTPP 638 Analysis of Genomics Signals

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

**Approved courses meeting requirements. Alternative courses must be approved by the Genetics Curriculum Committee.