DIMACS Summer School Tutorial: The Foundations of Molecular Genetics for Non-Biologists

August 26-30, 2002
DIMACS Center, CoRE Building, Rutgers University


William Sofer, Rutgers University, Waksman Institute, sofer@waksman.rutgers.edu
Presented under the auspices of the Special Year on Special Focus on Computational and Mathematical Epidemiology.

Co-sponsored by DIMACS and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

This is part of a two-part tutorial. For information about the complementary tutorial on Introduction to Epidemiological Studies, click here.

Tutorial Program

AM Tutorial II
1:30pm to 4:30pm

The Foundations of Molecular Genetics for Non-Biologists

Professor Sofer

Mon., Aug. 26 Attend Tutorial on Introduction to Epidemiological Studies, engage in "enrichment activities" (web-based and other exercises) or take the morning off. Computer Lab or office space will be provided. Polymers


Tues., Aug. 27 Same as previous day Proteins, enzymes, folding

Transcription, splicing

Wed., Aug. 28 Same as previous day Translation, genetic code, post-translational modification

Genetic engineering

Thu., Aug. 29 Same as previous day PCR, sequencing


Fri., Aug. 30 Same as previous day Molecular genetics


Lunch break will be 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm. Lunch will be provided.

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