What are molecular genetics?

  • (noun): The branch of genetics concerned with the structure and activity of genetic material at the molecular level.

Molecular Genetics

Molecular genetics is the field of biology and genetics that studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level. Molecular genetics employs the methods of genetics and molecular biology to elucidate molecular function and interactions among genes. It is so-called to differentiate it from other sub fields of genetics such as ecological genetics and population genetics.

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Some articles on molecular genetics:

Jay Tischfield - Career Timeline
... Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell and Molecular Biology, Pediatrics, and Graduate Studies, Medical College of Georgia 1987-1998 Professor and Director, Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Medical and ...
Medical Research Council (United Kingdom) - Institutes, Centres and Units
... Synaptic Plasticity (based at the University of Bristol) Cardiff MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (based at Cardiff University) Cambridge ...
Molecular Genetics - The Human Genome Project
... The Human Genome Project is a molecular genetics project that began in the 1990s and was projected to take fifteen years to complete ... The collaborative effort resulted in the discovery of the many benefits of molecular genetics ... Discoveries such as molecular medicine, new energy sources and environmental applications, DNA forensics, and livestock breeding, are only a few of the benefits that molecular genetics can provide ...