FOR 350

Forensic Molecular Biology

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 As needed Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: SCI 110, SCI 111, SCI 290

This course will present current methods in body fluid stain identification and modern DNA typing methods used in forensic biology. The process of DNA analysis will be covered from obtaining a sample, extraction, and emphasis on PCR technology and STR fragment analysis. This course will also expose students to newer techniques such as mitochondrial DNA typing and Y-Chromosome typing. Students will also receive instruction, in the use and calculation of population statistics.