This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of gene function and inheritance, and enables them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal. This is Part 2 of a two-part course.
Who might want to take this course?
– People affected by or concerned about a genetic disease (either directly or in a family member)
– People interested in the genetic diversity of humans or other species
– People who have had (or are considering having) their genes or genomes analyzed by companies such as 23andMe
– People concerned about the public use of personal genetic information
– People interested in breeding animals or plants, or in in conservation of endangered species
– People interested in genealogy and ancestry analysis
– Science teachers
– Anyone interested in genetics but unable to enroll in university at this time