UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL4342 - Regulation of Gene Expression

BIOL 4342 Regulation of Gene Expression (3 semester hours) How genetic information is regulated in prokaryotic and eukaryotic systems. Topics include mechanisms of transcription, promoter architecture, function and regulation of transcription factors, organization of chromosomes, pathways that control gene expression during growth and development, genome organization and whole-genome expression analysis, and related areas. The course emphasizes presentation and critical discussion of techniques and results from the recent scientific literature. Prerequisites: (BIOL 3301 and BIOL 3302) and (BIOL 3361 or CHEM 3361) or their equivalents, or instructor consent required. (3-0) T