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FROM GENES TO PHENOTYPE IN A FLY: A DEFICIENCY SCREEN TO IDENTIFY GENE REGIONS AFFECTING FEMALE FERTILITY IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER

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Description This series of laboratory exercises engages students in the scholarship of discovery by having them conduct a deficiency screen to identify genes affecting Drosophila female fertility. Students are also introduced to bioinformatics as they use FlyBase to identify genes within a deficiency region and develop hypotheses regarding specific gene effects on female sperm storage.
Type of Resource Laboratory or Hands-On Activity
Format Word Document - DOC
Author
Margaret Bloch-Qazi, Gustavus Adolphus College
Development Date January 28, 2009
Grade/Age Levels Undergraduate upper division (Grades 15-16)
Graduate
Pedagogies
Learning Time >9 hours
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed by SDB Peer Reviewers
Review Date August 8, 2009
Funding Source Other , Presidential Faculty-Student Collaborative Grant from Gustavus Adolphus College (internal funds)
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