Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 15. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. TEK012 overlap following cours/es: EXTF10. Optional for: N4, N4nbm. Course coordinator: Christina Ledje, och Lars-Olof Hedén,, Inst för biologisk grundutbildning. Prerequisites: TEK285, TEK295 and TEK015. The number of participants is limited to 5 Selection criteria: Credits remaining for the degree. Assessment: Written examination. Home page:

- Patterns of inheritance, meiosis and mechanisms of sex determination.
- Recombination, genetic mapping and chromosome analysis.
- Transfer of genetic material between bacteria.
- Genome organisation in different kinds of organisms.
- Mutations and DNA repair.
- Gene expression and its regulation in different kinds of organisms.
- Developmental genetics, immunogenetics and cytoplasmic inheritance.
- Mobile DNA elements.
- DNA technology and bioinformatics.
- Genetically modified organisms and applications of DNA technology.
- Clinical genetics.
- Population genetics.
- Evolution and phylogeny.

According to a reading list determined by the department. This list will be available at least five weeks before the start of the course.