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The course reviews the genetic principles that apply to mammals, including genetic mechanisms of sex determination, genetic imprinting, and mitochondrial inheritance. Attention is focused on the ways in which mutation is manifested in disease phenotypes in humans, and the methodologies that are currently used to perform genetic analysis of mammals.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – Bachelor’s. You will be contacted after registration for required evidence of immunization; please contact lucia.fenney@tufts.edu with any questions regarding immunizations.

Instructor Approval: Required. Please email the instructor of this course to request permission to enroll. We typically recommend including a resume, your educational history, and 2-3 sentences as to why you are interested in taking the course. You may register for this course before receiving approval, but your enrollment will not be confirmed until approval is received. Please contact us at Courses@tufts.edu if you have not heard back from your instructor.

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Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.