BIOL3327. Medical Genetics. 3-0-3.
Prerequisite: "C" or better grade in BIOL 3300 or consent of instructor.
An introduction to the principles of medical genetics and application of these principles to human genetic disorders. Topics include inborn errors of metabolism, cytogenetic anomalies, neural tube defects, and application of molecular genetics to the diagnosis of specific disorders. Genetic counseling procedures, prenatal options and ethical dilemmas generated as a result of these options will also be discussed.