Genetics Course Page Fall 2015

Minot State University

Genetics/ Biol 215

Course Page

Fall 2016




Point total as of 10-18-16 =240.  Anticipated total points = ~500.

Assigned points/grade calculator: Here



Lecture 16

Lecture 17

Lecture 18

Lecture 19

Lecture 20

Lecture 21

                     Hemophelia practice

                     More pedigree practice

Lecture 22

Lecture 23   X-inactivation paper

Lecture 24

Lecture Documents

Syllabus  Fall 2016

lecture summary page

Assigned Reading

Lichen partnerships paper

Dog gentetics paper (optional reading) 




Exam Prep

Topics lists

Topics exam 1

Topics exam 2

Problem Practice

Super's problem set 1       Key to problem set 1

Supers problem set 2        Key to problem set 2

Lab material

Lab syllabus

Preparation for Lab 1--Day 1

Lab 1--Mitosis

lab report guidelines

lab report example

Lab 2 Meiosis Part 1

Lab 2---Meiosis Part 2--grasshopper slides


Lab 3--Mendel Part 1

Lab 4 materials--Mendel Part 2/Evaluating data

Lab 4 excel file: HERE

Lab 5--Human traits

Lab 6---Drosophila part I

Lab 7---take home lab on Polygenic/Continuous traits





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View Animation---Transcription (prokaryotes) and more Transcription (eukaryotes)


Protein Synthesis Animation--translation


Electrophoresis animation:

Assigned Reading



BRCA1/2 penetrance paper


Lab material


Problem sets/questions

problem set 1

Ch. 2 multiple choice

Problem set 2    Problem set 2 


Linkage problems    



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Lab Syllabus


Preparation for Lab 1--More instructions will come Wednesday, Sept. 2nd, in lecture.

Lab 1  Mitosis  documents

Pointers for first lab report

Lab 2-- Meiosis Part 1





Lab 3/4 data in excel format

Lab 3-4 report guidelines

Lab 5 materials--Drosophila part 1


Lab 7--Human traits in a population/understanding gene/allele pool

Guidelines for Lab 6-7 report

Lab 8---  We will be studying a polygenic/quantitative human trait related to fingerprints.

Lab 9---Molecular genetics--Bacterial transformation  After overnight incubation please use this handout to observe your plates.  

Lab 10--Polymerase Chain Reaction--determining your PV92 genotype

Lab 10 part 2---analysis of PCR products.  It is essential that you are prepared for this lab.  Read your lab handout from Lab 10- Part 1 to refresh your memory of PCR and to begin to understand the dimorphic nature of the PV92 locus.  PV92 has 2 alleles. Predict  your genotype.  Review animation on electrophoresis.

100 bp ladder

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