BSCI410 is an advanced course in genetics for majors. Students will acquire a high level of understanding of gene structure and function, and will learn modern approaches to the genetics of humans and model organisms. Students will understand the nature of genetic information and its transmission, and will be able to apply their understanding to novel situations. Students will understand modern methods of genetic analysis, including molecular methods, and will be able to apply their understanding to a large variety of biological problems. Students will understand how to obtain genotype information, and will be able to say what it implies, and what it does not imply. Students will learn how to critically evaluate new research results in genetics.