Prologue: Five Great Ideas

Chapter 1: Evolution, Genomes and Genetics
Chapter 2: The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology
Chapter 3: Genome Organization, Structure, and Variation
Chapter 4: Descent with Modification: DNA Replication and Mutation

A Human Angle: Telomeres

A Human Angle: Analyzing the Black Death by Phylogenetics

Chapter 5: Basic Principles of Single Gene Inheritance
Chapter 6: The Cellular Basis for Mendelian Genetics: Mitosis and Meiosis
Chapter 7: X-linked Genes and Sex Chromosomes

A Human Angle: How Do Organisms Count X Chromosomes?

A Human Angle: Sry, Testis Determining Factor and Sex Determination in Mammals

A Human Angle: X-chromosome Inactivation and Xist

Chapter 8: The Inheritance of Multiple Genes

A Human Angle: ABO Blood Types

Chapter 9: The Location of Genes on Chromosomes: Linkage and Genetic Maps

A Human Angle: Red-Green Colorblindness

Chapter 10: Human Genetic Mapping, GWA Studies and Complex Traits

A Human Angle: Exome Sequencing

Chapter 11: Exchange and Evolution
Chapter 12: Transcription: Reading and Expressing Genes

A Human Angle: Toadstools in the Way of Transcription

Chapter 13: Translation: From Nucleic Acids to Amino Acids
Chapter 14: Networks of Gene Regulation
Chapter 15: Genetic Analysis of Cellular Processes
Chapter 16: The Genetics of Populations

A Human Angle: Tracking Migration with Mitochondrial and Y-chromosome DNA

A Human Angle: The Sickle Cell Trait: Heterozygote Advantage

Chapter 17: Metagenomics: Genomes of Communities

A Human Angle: Transplanting Microbiomes

A Human Angle: Ancient Metagenomes