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  • 22 Apr 2021
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Classical and Molecular genetics

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The course is designed to suit all levels of students. All the important topics and sub-topics of genetics will be covered in a easy to understand manner.The course has been designed keeping in mind the need of the students so as to make it more lively and easier to grasp. Live videos to make the students understand in an interactive manner,Powerpoint presentations and documents with notes will be provided for the students to make it easier for them to learn the subject.

What will you learn?
  • Easy and understandable notes
  • Score higher grades in their exams
  • A better grasp of the subject
  • A clear understanding of the topics
What knowledge and tools are required?
  • Stationary which includes different colored pens( if possible)
  • Notebooks to make short and quick notes
  • Laptop and a good internet connection
  • Basic Knowledge in Genes and Genetic material
Who should take this course?
  • Post graduate students of life science
  • Undergraduate students of life science
  • Students of class 10 and 12
Lecture 1 :- Introduction

The students will be given a brief over view as to what will be covered in the upcoming chapters/ sessions.

  • Topics

  1. 1. Basics of genetics
  2. Brief over view of genetics, its history, and evolution as a branch of science

Lecture 2 :- Mendalism and chromosomal basis of inheritance

The era of mendal and laws of mendal and the theory of inheritance

  • Topics

  1. 1. The father of genetics: mendal; Mendalism
  2. Laws of Mendal, the theory of chromosomal inheritance, dominance and co-dominance

  3. 2. Success and faliures of Mendal
  4. What led mendal to become the father of genetics and what was the reason that caused the acceptance of his work only after his death

  5. 3. The theory of chromosomal basis of inheritance
  6. What exactly is the theory and what led to it's discovery

  7. 4. Similarities between mendalian laws and theory of inheritance
  8. What are the similarities that are found between the laws of mendal and the theory of inheritance

Lecture 3 :- Gene interaction

How to genes interact with one another and types of Gene interaction

  • Topics

  1. 1. Epistasis
  2. The different types of epistasis

  3. 2. Pleiotropy
  4. The definition of pleiotry, how it functions and what are it's outcomes

  5. 3. Various types of gene interaction
  6. The various types of interaction in genes, examples and outcomes of the interaction

Lecture 4 :- Genetic linkage and Gene mapping

Genetic Mapping techniques and interference and coincidence

  • Topics

  1. 1. Linkage
  2. What is linkage, it's types, it's causes and it's outcomes

  3. 2. Genetic Mapping Techniques
  4. The process of genetic mapping and calculation of distance between two genes and correlation between a physical and genetic map

Lecture 5 :- Sex chromosome and sex determination

Various methods of sex determination in plants and animals and also various sex linked traits and sex linked inheretance along with pedigree analysis

  • Topics

  1. 1. Sex chromosome
  2. What is sex chromose and what is it's function

  3. 2. Sex determination in animals
  4. The different types of sex determination in animals

  5. 3. Sex determination in plants
  6. The mode of a sex determination in plants

Lecture 6 :- Genome

The complex nature of the genome, transposable elements and detailed study of the gene

  • Topics

  1. 1. The human genome
  2. The nature of human genome, size and it's cimplexity

  3. 2. Transposable elements
  4. What are transposable elements and their function

  5. 3. Junk DNA
  6. Why the huge human genome was earlier termed as the junk DNA and how this misnomer has been solved now

Lecture 7 :- Recombination

Homologous recombination and site specific recombination

  • Topics

  1. 1. DNA Recombination
  2. What is dna recombination and it's cause

  3. 2. The process of recombination
  4. Detailed study of the recombination process

  5. 3. Outcomes of Recombination
  6. The advantages and disadvantages of Recombination

Lecture 8 :- Genetic code

The genetic code, it's degenerate nature and it's uses

  • Topics

  1. 1. The laws of genetic code
  2. The various laws that govern the genetic code

  3. 2. Wobble hypothesis
  4. The function of wobble hypothesis and what exactly it is

  5. 3. Codons
  6. What are codons and it's function

Lecture 9 :- Mutation

Mutagen, types of mutagen, types of mutation

  • Topics

  1. 1. Mutation and it's cause
  2. What is mutation and what are it's probable cause

  3. 2. Types of mutation
  4. The various kinds of mutation and it's outcome

  5. 3. Mutagen
  6. What is a mutagen, it's classification and types

  7. 4. Outcome of mutation
  8. What are the various outcomes of mutations

Lecture 10 :- DNA replication

The in-depth study of the replication of DNA nd it's semi conservative nature

  • Topics

  1. 1. Semi conservative nature
  2. Experiments that prove it's semi conservative nature

  3. 2. Replication machinery and it's function
  4. 3. Replication
  5. The process involved in DNA replication

Lecture 11 :- Quiz

To test the understanding of the lectures

  • Topics

  1. 1. Quiz 1
  2. Test the understanding of topics taught in lectures 1-5

  3. 2. Quiz 2
  4. Test the understanding of topics taught in lectures 6-10

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Snigdha Das

Research Fellow

Skills: Fluent in EnglishMaking the class interestingeasy and understandable notesCommunicationDoubt clearingPatienceEasy to understand coursesinteractiveBiologybiotechnologybiotechnologygeneticsmedical biotechnologymicrobiologybiomedical geneticsimmunology

I am a Research Fellow by profession and an educator by passion. I love to teach students and make them understand complex topics in a fun and lively manner. I have been teaching students from the past two years of various age groups starting from class 8 up to postgraduation, so I have a proper understanding of student psychology of each and every age group. I also am currently working as a Certified dietitian educator and academic instructor in various other online and offline platforms. 


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