BIO A 483 A: Human Genetics, Disease, and Culture

Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
SAV 137
SLN: 
11304
Instructor:
Dan T. A. Eisenberg
Catalog Description: 
Considers how genetic and environmental variation influence phenotypes. Heritability and molecular genetic evidence are considered. The influences of contemporary social and environmental contexts, recent history, and evolutionary history on population differences in phenotypes are explored. Examines topics such as race, genetic ancestry, epigenetics, twin studies, ancient DNA, personal genomics, and prenatal genetic selection/engineering. Prerequisite: either BIO A 348, BIO A 351, BIO A 355/BIOL 385, BIO A 372, BIO A 382, or BIO A 482.
Department Requirements: 
Anthropology of Globalization Option
Human Evolutionary Biology Option
Medical Anthropology & Global Health Option
GE Requirements: 
Natural World (NW)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
October 19, 2021 - 12:22pm