Genetic engeneering

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ / Genetic engeneering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID40001995

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims towards the understanding of the basic approaches and techniques used in genetic engineering, genetic analysis and biotechnology with particular emphasis on health and industrial applications. The student will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that will eanble him/her to approach and provide solutions to application related problems
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Cloning in plasmids, construction and maintenance of genomic and cDNA libraries, PCR applications in basic research, diagnosis and genetic engineering, Prokaryotic and eukaryotic expression systems, viruses as vectors for foreign gene expression and genetic intervention, DNA microarrays, advanced methods of genetic analysis, molecular mechanisms of recombination
cloning, genomic libraries, cDNA, DNA, PCR, protein expression, virus vectors, microarrays, recombination, genetic analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work18
Reading Assigment40
Student Assessment
Evaluation of the student's performance is accomplished by a three-member committee and is based on performance throught the semester in both lectures and pactical labs as well as on the quality of the individual project paper and its presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Σε κάθε διάλεξη ο διδάσκων παραδίδει στους φοιτητές την ανάλογη βιβλιογραφία. For every lecture the teacher provides the students with relevant literature and other material
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