4sem. hrs.(3:3) Principles of molecular biology including advanced concepts of gene structure, expression and regulation, chromatin structure, recombination, and current molecular biology techniques. Laboratory emphasis is on skills for recombinant DNA technology and DNA sequencing-based approaches. Prerequisites: BIOL 2416 - Genetics and BIOL 2421 - Microbiology . Corequisite: Safety training given in SMTE 0092 - Biomedical Laboratory Safety Seminar is required for continued participation in this course. Offered spring semester every year.