Forensic Molecular Biology
History, scientific concepts, methods, practices, instrumentation, interpretation, statistics and court issues of forensic DNA analysis via lectures, hands-on activities/laboratories, and videos. Collection, documentation and preservation of biological evidence, bioethics, QA validation, admissibility and training will also be covered.
Prerequisite: Upper division standing, BIOL 003, CHEM 001A, CHEM 001B all with grades of 'C' or better.
Misc/Lab: Lecture 4 hours/lab 2 hours.