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Fueled by curiosity, biologists have made countless contributions to society -- photosynthesis, the ecosystem, cell differentiation, and hormones to name just a few. Hamline biology students embark on their own adventures with first-class laboratory facilities, access to the latest technology, and hands-on learning.
The program is designed around a four-course core curriculum that provides a solid background in ecology and evolution, cell biology, genetics, and physiology of organisms. Majors also complete courses in mathematics, chemistry, and physics.
BIOL 1140: Human Heredity and Disease
Students are introduced to the principles of heredity and genetic technology and study examples of hereditary diseases and related societal concerns. They also confront the ethical choices that society will need to make regarding new genetic technologies.
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DID YOU KNOW?
Hamline biology professor Mike Farris recently summited Nepal’s Mount Everest, the highest mountain on Earth at 29,029 feet. Learn more about Professor Farris and read about his adventure on his blog, “The Altitude Experience.”
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