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BIO 177: Genes, Brains, and Behavior

Units: 4

Physiological systems underlying animal behavior, including the genetic basis for normal and abnormal behaviors. Topics include: history of behavioral genetics; nature vs. nurture; genetic model systems including worms, flies, and mice; molecular mechanisms underlying behavioral phenotypes; gene regulation in behavioral change; circuits; genetics of human behavior and psychiatric disorders.

Course Details
Anticipated term(s) course will be offered:
  • Spring

Repeatable for Credit: Yes
Repeat Limit: 1

Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Natural Science
  • Badge: Scientific Method
  • Upper Division: Crossroads

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: BIO 110
Concurrent Prerequisites: BIO 161 or BIO 170 or PSY 181 or COGS 144
Corequisite: BIO 161 or BIO 170 or PSY 181 or COGS 144
Instructor Permission Required: No

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