Principles of Genetics

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In the rapidly advancing science of genetics, currency and accuracy are critical in any book. This book presents the most up-to-date developments in genetics as well as the fundamental principles. It stresses how genetics is done and provides historical and biographical insights to the people and events that have made genetics a pre-eminent science. The new edition incorporates organizational changes to make the book more modern, including earlier DNA coverage. A new design also highlights numerous practice problems that help reinforce important concepts.

* Provides a comprehensive and balanced view of both Classical Mendelian topics and modern Molecular topics.

* Incorporates the latest findings from Genomics and Proteomics.

* Includes numerous high-quality illustrations with stepped-out art to help readers visualize complex processes.

* Offers the analytical tools that readers will need for problem solving.

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Cultivating Today's Student's for Tomorrow's Science.

The new edition of this landmark text prepares students to be the innovators and pacesetter of tomorrow. It opens a window on the rapidly advancing science of genetics by showing how genetics is done, incorporating a human emphasis, and highlighting the roles of individual geneticists.

The Latest News-From the Lab to Your Classroom.

This edition is packed with the latest developments and information from the labs of current researchers-including the latest findings from Genomics and RNA Interference.

Balanced View

Genetics, Fourth Edition offers a comprehensive and balanced view of both Classical Mendelian topics and modern Molecular topics.

Problem-Solving

Principles of Genetics, Fourth Edition provides a strong focus on problem-solving throughout the text and helps students acquire the analytical tools they need to hone their problem-solving skills. The text can also be accompanied by an excellent Student Companion Guide, providing more opportunity for additional practice and review.

Fresh Pedagogical Design

The overall look and feel of this edition highlights numerous practice problems in the book, and under-scores objectives and learning checks throughout.

Great Media.

To help nurture your students' understanding of genetics, the Fourth Edition features WileyPLUS, a powerful package of media that complements both the text and your course, including:

  • An integrated course management system
  • Step-by-step animations
  • Quizzes with instant feedback and assessment to build problem-solving skills
  • A suite of presentation tools including PowerPoint slides

About the Author:

Pete Snustad has served as Dean of Undergraduate Studies at UMN and continues to teach Genetics every year.  He received his Ph.D. at the University of California, Davis.

Michael Simmons is a well-regarded Genetics researcher and very focused teacher.  He ran the intro general biology course at UMN for years and has an excellent feel for content and pedagogy as well as being on top of his field.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

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