MCB 270, Medical Genetics

Please advertise this 2nd 8 week, spring, online course to your pre-health students or anyone wanting to try out a genetics course.  The course is unrestricted.

MCB 270, Medical Genetics, spring 2016, meets March 14 – May 4, 2015

Credit: 3 hours.

Addresses key issues in medical genetics, defined as human genetics for pre-health care professionals. The course covers basic principles of medical ethics, modes of inheritance, the molecular basis of genetic disorders, treatment approaches, gene therapy and emerging technologies like whole genome sequencing.

Prerequisite: MCB 252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.



Tina M. Knox

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Coordinator of Undergraduate Instruction and Advising


Phone: 217-244-8282, Fax: 217-244-8202

Online Appointments can be made at