2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

CHEM 24364 Forensic DNA Science

Covers the theory and techniques used to analyze DNA in forensic evidence. Basic concepts of chemistry and biology are used to understand how DNA analysis functions. Emphasis will be on collecting specimens, isolating and analyzing DNA, and statistical analysis to link the specimen to individual. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: CHEM 24242 or any General Chemistry with permission of instructor.