Undergraduate Course Catalog 2012-2013

COURSE: 03-416 Advanced Forensic Chemistry II (4)
The second semester course will build on topics learned in Advanced Forensic Chemistry I.  students will explore the principles of forensic identification analysis and comparison of biological evidentiary samples such as blood, semen, saliva, and other biological samples and tissues.  The course will include electrophoresis, DNA extraction procedures, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), DNA typing, sex and race determination, methods of DNA analysis and detection, and other topics.  This class will include three hours of lecture per week along with a three hour weekly laboratory. Prerequisite: 03-415