This course introduces Mendelian inheritance, chromosomes, and the chemical basis of heredity, linkage, and crossing over. Topics include variations in chromosome structure and number, mutation, the structure and function of genes, and the use of statistics in the genetic analysis of quantitative characters. PREREQ: BIOL 1506/1507. (lec 3, lab 3) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for both BIOL 2007 and either BIOL 2011 or BIOL 3017.