Properties of chromosomes 
Properties of chromosomes
by UBC / Rosie Redfield
Video Lecture 6 of 98
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Date Added: March 6, 2015

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Course Index

  1. Overview of Module 1
  2. How different are we?
  3. Properties of DNA
  4. Properties of genes
  5. Why molecular biology is confusing
  6. Properties of chromosomes
  7. Life cycles and ploidy
  8. Comparing DNA sequences
  9. Genetic and evolutionary relationships of human populations
  10. Overview of Module 2
  11. Fidelity of DNA replication
  12. Why most mutations are harmless
  13. Types of mutations and their consequences
  14. Germline and Somatic Mutations
  15. Mutagens (what should we worry about)
  16. Mutations, selection and evolvability
  17. Origins and evolution of new genes and gene families
  18. Comparing DNA sequences reveals evolutionary history
  19. Overview of Module 3
  20. Protein basics
  21. Catalytic proteins (enzymes)
  22. Structural, transport and carrier proteins
  23. Regulatory proteins and RNAs
  24. Homozygous phenotypes
  25. Diploids: Heterozygous phenotypes
  26. All about dominance
  27. How genes are named
  28. Gene interaction in biochemical pathways
  29. Regulatory interactions
  30. How somatic mutations cause cancer
  31. Frameworks for predicting the phenotypic effects of mutation
  32. Overview of Module 4
  33. Sex chromosomes and sex determination
  34. Expression of X‐linked genes in females
  35. Expression of X‐linked genes in males
  36. Can natural genetic variation explain natural phenotypic variation?
  37. Most natural variation has very small effects
  38. Many natural genetic variants affect multiple traits
  39. Effects of natural genetic variation depend on the environment
  40. Effects of natural genetic variation depend on chance
  41. How natural genetic variation affects the risk of cancer
  42. Integrating new understanding into old concepts
  43. Overview of Module 5
  44. DNA fingerprinting
  45. Analyzing a single gene or gene 'panel'
  46. SNP-typing the genome, Part 1
  47. SNP-typing the genome, Part 2
  48. SNP-typing services
  49. Exome sequencing
  50. Haplotypes
  51. Ancestry
  52. Ethical and social issues surrounding personal genomics
  53. Not-so-personal genomics
  54. Overview of Module 6
  55. Mitosis
  56. Sexual life cycles
  57. Meiosis, the basics
  58. Following genotypes through meiosis, part 1
  59. More about meiosis: homolog pairing and crossing-over
  60. Following genotypes through meiosis (this time with crossovers)
  61. Mating
  62. Following alleles through generations
  63. Relatedness
  64. Sex chromosomes in meiosis
  65. Overview of Module 7
  66. Genetic analysis began with Mendel
  67. Mendels findings and what we now know
  68. How to do genetic analysis
  69. Mendel's genetic analysis
  70. Detecting sex-linkage, predicting outcomes
  71. Using crosses to investigate locations of autosomal genes
  72. Using pedigrees to investigate family inheritance
  73. Using crosses to investigate gene function
  74. Genetic analysis: numbers matter
  75. Overview of Module 8
  76. Heritability
  77. GWAS redux
  78. Inbreeding
  79. Inbreeding in livestock and pets
  80. Inbreeding and genetic variation in evolution and conservation
  81. Hybrids
  82. Plant Breeding & Transgenics
  83. Overview of Module 9
  84. Polyploidy
  85. Aneuploidy
  86. Aneuploidy for sex chromosomes
  87. Chromosomes rearrangements
  88. Consequences of chromosome rearrangements
  89. Small changes (structural variation)
  90. Junk and selfish DNA
  91. Genome evolution
  92. Overview of Module 10
  93. Origin of Life
  94. Mitochondrial genetics
  95. Epigenetics
  96. Mosaics and chimeras
  97. Fetal DNA
  98. Genetics of aging

Course Description

This college-level course gives students a thorough understanding of gene function, and enables them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal.

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