University of Calgary

BIOL 311 - Principles Of Genetics - Fall 2010

Topics will include Mendelian inheritance, allelic relationships, genetic linkage, sex linkage, sex determination, changes in chromosome structure, segregation and recombination, structure and function of the genetic material, molecular genetics, genetics of bacteria and viruses, gene fine structure, gene function, complementation, and regulation of gene expression. Several selected organisms will be used in the laboratories to illustrate pertinent genetic principles.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Successful completion of Biology 311 is required for admission to all the specialty programs offered by the Department. Students are urged to complete this course in their second year to ensure timely completion of the program.


  • Biology 231 and 233.


This course will be offered next in Spring 2011.
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