BIO Advanced Genetics (DBIO 203, GENE 203)
Intellectual Property: Patent Law
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Advanced Genetics (DBIO 203, GENE 203)
School of Medicine
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Genomics : Though not essential, it is useful for attorneys representing lifescience companies to have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students may want to consider taking 1 or more classes on the variability of the human genome and the role of genomic information in research and drug discovery. Some biotech companies have recently noted the potential use of genomic markers in personalized medicine as well as medical research. This course examines the genetic toolbox and emphasizes the use of genetic tools in dissecting complex biological pathways, developmental processes, and regulatory systems.
General course Description:
For graduate students in Bioscience programs; may be appropriate for graduate students in other programs. Focused on application of the genetics toolbox to problems in modern biology research. Topics covered include analytic methods, genetic manipulation, genome analysis, and human genetics. Lectures and faculty-led discussion sections with evaluation of papers. Students with minimal experience in genetics should prepare by working out problems in college level textbooks.
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