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=Useful links for BIS101, Introductory Genetics - Comai, Winter 2015=
 
=Useful links for BIS101, Introductory Genetics - Comai, Winter 2015=
The links in this page often require access from the campus network. You can still get access from outside campus if you use the [http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/services/connect/  library VPN or other options] provided by the UCD library.  
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Some of the links in this page require access from the campus network. You can still get access from outside campus if you use the [http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/services/connect/  library VPN or other options] provided by the UCD library.  
 
==Mendel==
 
==Mendel==
* [http://www.mendelweb.org/Mendel.html#s3  The paper] describing Mendel's results with pea.
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* [http://www.mendelweb.org/Mendel.html#s3  The original paper] describing Mendel's results with pea. Published in Brunn Journal of Natural Sciences.
* Were the data too good to be true? Did Mendel cheat? He may have simplified the numbers to avoid confusing his peers (not an unreasonable idea). See this authoritative [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470775/pdf/15082533.pdf discussion of the problem].  
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* Were the data too good to be true? Did Mendel cheat? He may have simplified the numbers to avoid confusing his peers (not an unreasonable idea in his context). See this authoritative [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1470775/pdf/15082533.pdf discussion of the problem].  
 
* [http://daughterofthesoil.blogspot.com/2006/06/how-to-hybridise-garden-peas.html Procedure] for cross pollination of pea, described by an hobbyist gardener
 
* [http://daughterofthesoil.blogspot.com/2006/06/how-to-hybridise-garden-peas.html Procedure] for cross pollination of pea, described by an hobbyist gardener
 
* [http://faculty.agron.iastate.edu/fehr/BVC/08BVC.PDF A technical manual] for pea breeding
 
* [http://faculty.agron.iastate.edu/fehr/BVC/08BVC.PDF A technical manual] for pea breeding
===Inbreeding leading to human disease===
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* Wild legumes avoid self-pollination and require [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFatST6oJ-o  insect for cross pollinators]
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* [http://www.genetic-genealogy.co.uk/Toc115570144.html The coefficient of inbreeding]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI_lwy8KfHI Hybridization and inbreeding]: Practical implications, as in "where do the farmer's seed come from?"
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*[http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/popped-secret-mysterious-origin-corn How many genes were changed to make corn from a wild weed?]
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===Genetics and human disease===
 
* [http://www.theguardian.com/society/2006/dec/14/health.pakistan The boy who walked on coals] and the discovery published [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v444/n7121/abs/nature05413.html in the journal Nature]. Read more about pain medication research and [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/scin.5591811321/full  mutations in gene SCN9A] affecting the pain neuron Na channel Nv1.7.
 
* [http://www.theguardian.com/society/2006/dec/14/health.pakistan The boy who walked on coals] and the discovery published [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v444/n7121/abs/nature05413.html in the journal Nature]. Read more about pain medication research and [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/scin.5591811321/full  mutations in gene SCN9A] affecting the pain neuron Na channel Nv1.7.
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* Breast cancer and penetrance of the [http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/BRCA1 brca1 mutation]. Angelina Jolie writes about [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?_r=2& her decision] to undergo preventive double mastectomy.
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* A [http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/29/opinion/moonshot-medicine-will-let-us-down.html?ref=opinion&_r=0 critical view] of tailored genomic medicine.
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==DNA repair and recombination==
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQFKdA3VgEg Alternative resolution of a Holliday junction]
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==Polymerase Chain Reaction==
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*A nice movie of the [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YgXcJ4n-kQ mechanisms of PCR] through the cycles of amplification. Note the exponential growth of precise size product vs longer molecules. Here is another [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEcy9k_KsDI movie that does a similar job].
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==Eukaryotic gene regulation==
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[http://youtu.be/dES-ozV65u4  Folding and looping of chromatin]
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==Human evolution==
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*[http://www.ted.com/talks/svante_paeaebo_dna_clues_to_our_inner_neanderthal?language=en Our inner neanderthal]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVzbxybVUSM Ape: how it really happened]
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*[https://www.ted.com/talks/suzana_herculano_houzel_what_is_so_special_about_the_human_brain?language=en# How did human brain evolve]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFw8mMzH5YA&feature=youtu.be The evolution of human skin color]
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Latest revision as of 21:24, 16 September 2015

Contents

[edit] Useful links for BIS101, Introductory Genetics - Comai, Winter 2015

Some of the links in this page require access from the campus network. You can still get access from outside campus if you use the library VPN or other options provided by the UCD library.

[edit] Mendel

[edit] Genetics and human disease

[edit] DNA repair and recombination

[edit] Polymerase Chain Reaction

[edit] Eukaryotic gene regulation

Folding and looping of chromatin

[edit] Human evolution

[edit] Links

[edit] BIS101_Teaching_staff_and_office_hours

[edit] BIS101_Winter_2015

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