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Title: A hands-on genetics teaching approach at university level.
Author: Mestres i Naval, Francesc
Adell i Creixell, Teresa
Araújo, Sofia J.
Balanyà, J.
Papaceit Vidal, Montserrat
Pascual Berniola, Marta
Riutort León, Marta
Romero Benedí, Rafael
Segarra Robert, Carmen
Keywords: Genètica
Educació superior
Higher education
Issue Date: 17-Dec-2016
Publisher: University of Oklahoma
Abstract: Teaching general Genetics is a cornerstone of a large number of university degrees. Being a scientific topic, laboratory classes are an essential element in student-centered learning. Here, we present our experience in implementing new material for teaching hands-on genetics, a subject of interest for other academic professionals in the field of Genetics. Our students carry out a genetic analysis of the su (sense ulls) mutation of Drosophila melanogaster, which produces a drastic eye reduction. The complete strain description can be found in Mestres et al. (2016a). The aim of the course is to give students the appropriate genetics tools to answer the three following questions: 1) Is the su mutation dominant or recessive? 2) In which chromosome is su located? 3) Can we identify in which gene the su mutation is?
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It is part of: Drosophila Information Service, 2016, vol. 99, p. 95-96
ISSN: 0070-7333
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística)

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