Readings and (non-graded) HW assignments for Fall 2011: Note: Questions similar to these homework problems will

appear on the exams! Texts: "An Introduction to Genetic Analysis" - Tenth edition; by Griffiths et al plus "Solutions Manual" by Scott et al. (hint: Read Chaps. 1 – 3 first, then work problems). Read: Griffiths Chap. 1 This is a very well written outline of this course, introduces “model organisms” and also includes some review of essential concepts. No Chap 1 Problems are assigned. Read: Chap. 2 Chap. 2 Problems: "Solved Problems" 2, 3; Problems: 11, 14 (Solʼn Man answer is poorly worded),18 (note: This problem ignores the DNA of extranuclear genomes), 19, 20, 23, 27, 28, 34, 36, 37, 42, 45, 47, 52, 53, 56, 58, 60, 61, 62, 66, 68, 76, 78.

Read: Chap. 3 - Skip the following material (important stuff, but optional and not covered in this course): pg. 88 (How many progeny do we need to grow?) through pg. 94 (start up again with section 3.3). Also skip section 3.4. Chap. 3 Problems: "Solved Problems" 1, 2; Problems: 2 (metaphase I is also acceptable since this is when spindle connections are made), 18, 19, 21, 28, 31, 34, 48, 57 Also Read “The 9:7 ratio: genes in the same pathway” on pgs. 227-228. Read: Chap. 4, omitting sections 4.3, 4.5, and 4.8 (4.3 & 4.5 to be covered later in course). Chap. 4 Problems: 3, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 57, 61, 63, 67, 69 Also Read: "Solving Three Factor Reverse Crosses" in Course Content > Handouts (Also work problem included) Also Read: "Tetrad Analysis Basics" in Course Content > Handouts (Also work 2 problems included)

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