Learn the processes involved in the inheritance of genes, their expression as phenotypes and the consequences of mutations.
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1. Mitosis and Meiosis

Understand the genetic basis of mitosis and meiosis, and appreciate the causes and consequences of nondisjunction.

2. Genotype, Phenotype and Inheritance

Gain an understanding of the processes governing inheritance, and how a genotype is expressed as a phenotype. 

3. Gene Expression

Understand the processes behind gene expression: DNA replication, transcription, and translation.

4. Introduction to Gene Mutation

Understand what a mutation is, and the processes underlying it.

5. DNA Repair and Cancer

Understand the mechanisms by which DNA can be repaired and to see how this is relevant in the development of cancer.

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