Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 101; Or the equivalent. Pass One restricted to graduate students in genetics, microbiology or biochemistry and molecular biology graduate groups. Exploration of how basic mechanisms of molecular biology contribute to health and disease. Diseases related to animals, plants, and microbes will highlight fundamental concepts in the assembly, function and regulation of DNA, RNA, and protein. (Letter.) Effective: 2012 Fall Quarter.