Anthony J. F. Griffiths is a Professor of Botany, Emeritus, at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on developmental genetics using the model fungus Neurospora crassa. He has served as president of the Genetics Society of Canada and two terms as Secretary-General of the International Genetics Federation. He was recently awarded the Fellow Medal of the International Mycological Association.
John F. Doebley is a Professor of Genetics and Chair of the Department of Genetics at the University of WisconsinMadison. He studies the genetics of crop domestication using the methods of population and quantitative genetics. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2003 and served as the president of the American Genetic Association in 2005. In 2015, he was awarded the Gregor Mendel Medal by the British Genetics Society. He teaches general genetics at the University of Wisconsin.
Catherine L. Peichel is a Professor of Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Bern, Switzerland. She studies the genetic, developmental and genomic mechanisms that underlie evolutionary processes using stickleback fish as a model system. Dr. Peichel was named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in 2013 and served as President of the American Genetic Association in 2015. She teaches evolutionary biology at the University of Bern.
David A. Wassarman is a Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on the genetics of neurodegenerative diseases using Drosophila melanogaster. In 1997, he was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He teaches molecular genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Klappentext
With its author team of prominent scientists who are also highly accomplished educators, An Introduction to Genetic Analysis again combines exceptional currency, expansive updating of its acclaimed problem sets, and a variety of new ways to learn genetics. Historical experiments have also been woven into the text to help students understand how discoveries are made.
This textbook can also be packaged with SaplingPlus; an online learning platform that combines heavily research based pre-lectures with the robust Sapling homework system, in which every problem has targeted feedback, hints, and a fully worked and explained solution. An experienced author team brings together a unique set of expertise and perspectives to help master concepts and succeed in developing problem-solving skills.Zusammenfassung
The 12th edition of Introduction to Genetic Analysis takes this cornerstone textbook to the next level. The 12th edition also introduces SaplingPlus, the best online resource to teach students the problem solving skills they need to succeed in genetics.Inhalt
1 The Genetics Revolution in the Life Sciences
2 Single-Gene Inheritance
3 Independent Assortment of Genes
4 Mapping Eukaryote Chromosomes by Recombination
5 Gene Interaction6 The Genetics of Bacteria and Their Viruses
7 DNA: Structure and Replication
8 RNA: Transcription and Processing
9 Proteins and Their Synthesis
10 Gene Isolation and Manipulation11 Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria and Their Viruses
12 Regulation of Transcription in Eukaryotes
13 The Genetic Control of Development
14 Genomes and Genomics
15 Mutation, Repair, and Recombination16 The Dynamic Genome: Transposable Elements
17 Large-Scale Chromosomal Changes
18 Population Genetics
19 The Inheritance of Complex Traits
20 Evolution of Genes, Traits, and Species