Jeffrey L. Shultz

This book follows recommendations from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) “Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education” document. The concepts are simple and are meant as a core of concepts, rather than a dictionary of terms. The 15 chapter textbook includes three, five chapter sections (The Central Dogma, Transmission Genetics and Population Genetics) and each chapter includes assignable assessment questions. Lectures match the textbook and include in-class discussion quizzes. Three section exams and a final exam are included. Many questions include multiple versions, providing reasonable exam security and longevity. Three practice exams can also be given to students as study aids. There are 19 subject-specific worksheets with an additional 7 crossword and 7 word search puzzles that can be printed as in-class or take-home assignments. Both 8- and 12-week lab schedules include Introduction to pipetting, colony PCR, gene description, PCR primer design, Human DNA extraction and restriction digest protocols. Protocols are provided digitally and in Word document form to allow modification for your specific needs. Instructor Resources include detailed course setup directions, a sample syllabus, answers to homework and puzzle exercises and lab set-up instructions with catalog numbers and cost

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Table of Contents for Genetics

  • Lectures
  • Textbook and Learning Resources
  • Exams
  • Practice Worksheets
  • Nerdy Crossword and Word Search Puzzles
  • Wet Lab Projects
  • Practice Exams
  • Instructor Resources