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Principles of Genetics
Sample

a self-learning course
by Dr Jamie Love © 2002 - 2010
Genetics Course

Here you will find the entire first course (Cytogenetics) and small portions of the other courses - for free! By studying Cytogenetics you will learn the foundations of Genetics and be prepared to study the more advanced courses. Samples of advanced courses give you an idea of what to expect when you buy all five courses for only$40.
Lessons without hyperlinks (on this page) are included when you buy the entire course and are displayed here only to let you know what to expect of the five courses.
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Part One - Cytogenetics

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Workshops or Exams
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Lesson 1
Study Guide
Introduction : Cell Division and Genetics
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Lesson 2
Study Guide
The Cell Cycle : Interphase and Cytokinesis
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4.
Lesson 3
Study Guide
Mitosis
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Lesson 4
Study Guide
Meiosis
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4.
Workshop #1
Worksheet
Mitosis and Meiosis
Completed
Lesson 5
Study Guide
Chromosomes in
Meiosis, Medicine and Evolution
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
Lesson 6
Study Guide
Reproduction, Alternation of Generations and Review
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
First Exam
covering lessons 1 to 6 (inclusive) and Workshop #1

Part Two - Mendelian Genetics

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Student's
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Lesson 7
Study Guide
Introduction to Mendelian Genetics
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Lesson 8
Study Guide
Mendel's First Experiments
and First Law
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
Workshop #2
Part One
Worksheet
Single Locus Genetics
and Monohybrids
Completed
Lesson 9
Study Guide
Mendel's Second Experiments
and Second Law
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Workshop #2
Part Two
Worksheet
Double Loci Genetics
and Dihybrids
Completed
Lesson 10
Study Guide
The Test Cross
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Workshop #2
Part Three
Worksheet
Deductive Genetics and Test Crosses
Completed
Lesson 11
Study Guide
Chi Square
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Workshop #3
Worksheet
Chi Square
Completed
Second Exam
covering lessons 7 to 11 (inclusive) and Workshops #2 and #3

Part Three - Advanced Genetics

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Student's
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Lesson 12
Study Guide
Sex Determination, Chromosomes
and Mosaicism
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Lesson 13
Study Guide
Further Complications about
Sex and Genetics
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Lesson 14
Study Guide
Incomplete Dominance & Codominance,
Pleiotropy and Multialleles
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4.
Lesson 15
Study Guide
Epistasis, Polygenes,
Penetrance, Expressivity
and Cytoplasmic Inheritance
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Lesson 16
Study Guide
Populations and Hardy-Weinberg
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4.
Workshop #4
Worksheet
Hardy-Weinberg
Completed
Lesson 17
Study Guide
Patterns of Single Gene Inheritance
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4.
Lesson 18
Study Guide
Relatedness and Pedigrees
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4.
Third Exam
covering lessons 12 to 18 (inclusive) and Workshop #4

Part Four - Molecular Genetics

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Lesson 19
Study Guide
Identification and Structure of Genomic Information
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Lesson 20
Study Guide
DNA Replication and the Flow of Genomic Information
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.
Lesson 21
Study Guide
Prokaryotic Genetics
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Lesson 22
Study Guide
Prokaryotic Gene Expression
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
Lesson 23
Study Guide
Eukaryotic Genetics
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.
Lesson 24
Study Guide
Eukaryotic Gene Expression
Completed
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19.
Fourth Exam
covering lessons 19 to 24 (inclusive)

Part Five - Medical Genetics (Notes)

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Lessons (Notes)
Lesson 25 (Notes 1)
Introduction to Medical Genetics
Lesson 26 (Notes 2)
Chromosomes
Lesson 27 (Notes 3)
The Genome
Lesson 28 (Notes 4)
Molecular Methods in Genetics
Lesson 29 (Notes 5)
Genome Mapping and Linkage
Lesson 30 (Notes 6)
Genetic Variation
Lesson 31 (Notes 7)
Population Genetics
Lesson 32 (Notes 8)
Single-Gene Inheritance
Lesson 33 (Notes 9)
Cytogenetic Abnormalities
Lesson 34 (Notes 10)
Multifactorial Inheritance
Lesson 35 (Notes 11)
The Biochemistry of Genetic Diseases
Lesson 36 (Notes 12)
Hemoglobinopathies
Lesson 37 (Notes 13)
Immunogenetics
Lesson 38 (Notes 14)
Cancer Genetics
Lesson 39 (Notes 15)
Treatment
Lesson 40 (Notes 16)
Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis
Fifth Exam
covering lessons 25 to 40 (inclusive)

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Principles of Genetics is copyright protected, is the sole property of the author (Dr Jamie Love © 2002 - 2010) and is sold exclusively by Merlin Science. Any form of reproduction by any media is strictly forbidden.
In this sample, only about a quarter of the course is available. The remaining sections are included in the complete hypertextbook, which does not have the advertisements displayed here in this sample. To learn more about the course and hypertextbook, visit the Principles of Genetics website.