Topic 4 Genetics


Topic 4.1 Chromosomes, Genes, Alleles, and Mutations

Read Chapter 12 in text book
Complete Data based questions on pg. 145,146, and 147
Watch the following videos for deeper explanation
Complete Essential Biology 4.1 found in the Homework box turn into inbox by Monday 21st



Overview of basic genetics

Flash Overview
FAQ on Sickle Cell Anemia

DNA Mutations



Human Genome Project




Discusses DNA coiling around proteins





Mutations - Sickle Cell Anemia








Topic 4.2 Meiosis





Meiosis step by step
Meiosis Animation
Non-disjunction Animation Meiosis I
Non-disjunction Animation Meiosis II


Topic 4.3 Theoretical Genetics




Monohybrid Tutorials
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/mendelian_genetics/problem_sets/monohybrid_cross/01q.html
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio105/geneprob.htm

Pedigree Practice
http://www.zerobio.com/drag_gr11/pedigree/pedigree1.htm

Chi Squared Test





Topic 4.4 Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Read Chapter 14 in the textbook pgs 165-173
Complete Essential biology 4.4 found in the dropbox.


PCR Animation
http://spine.rutgers.edu/cellbio/flash/pcr.htm
http://www.dnai.org/text/mediashowcase/index2.html?id=582

Gel Electrophoresis
http://www.courttv.com/graphics/dna_anniv/50_dna.swf
http://www.dnalc.org/resources/animations/gelelectrophoresis.html
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/gel/

Mystery of the Stolen Artifacts
Biotechnology
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/labs/microarray/
Gene Transfer Insulin Animation

Human Genome Project


Gene Therapy


GM Food