"THE" definitive genetics lab manual for over 50 years, this user-friendly volume stresses classical genetics, but includes some of the recent advances related to molecular and human genetics as well. "Drosophila" and Maize Experiments in Genetics: Monohybrid Crosses; Dihybrid Crosses. Cell Reproduction: Mitosis. Meiosis in Animals: Oogenesis and Spermatogenesis. Meiosis in Angiosperms: Microsporogenesis and Megasporogenesis. Polytene Chromosomes from "Drosophila" Salivary Glands. Sex Chromosomes and Gene Transmission. The Sex Check: A Study of Sex Chromatin in Human Cells. Human Chromosomes. Linkage and Crossing Over. Genetics of Ascospore Color in "Sordaria": An Investigation of Linkage and Crossing Over Using Tetrad Analysis. Open-Ended Experiments Using "Drosophila": Locating a Mutant Gene in Its Chromosome. Isolation of DNA. Restriction Endonuclease Digestion and Gel Electrophoresis of DNA. Amplification of DNA Polymorphisms by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and DNA Fingerprinting. Transformation of "Escherichia coli." Gene Action: Synthesis of ... b-Galactosidase in "Escherichia coli." Chromatographic Characterization of "Drosophila" melanogaster Mutants. Bacterial Mutagenesis. Gene Recombination in Phage. Polygenic Inheritance: Fingerprint Ridge Count. Population Genetics: The Hardy-Weinberg Principle; The Effects of Selection and Genetic Drift. Applied Human Genetics. For anyone interested in hands-on genetics work.Robert L. Hammersmith is the author of 'Genetics Laboratory Investigations (13th Edition)', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131742529 and ISBN 0131742523.