Medical Genetics

Course Information
TitleΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ / Medical Genetics
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAlexandros Lampropoulos
Course ID240000560

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 44
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course217

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
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)
Learning Outcomes
The knowledge of general principles of genetics, how they operate in humans, and their implications for individuals and for society
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The human genome: structure and function of genes and chromosomes, Tools of human molecular genetics, Principles of clinical cytogenetics, Clinical cytogenetics, Patterns of single-gene inheritance, Genetics of disorders with complex inheritance, Mutation and polymorphism, Gene mapping of human genome, Hemoglobinopahties, The molecular, biochemical and cellular basis of genetic disease, The treatment of genetic disease, Genetic aspects of development, Prenatal diagnosis, Genetic and cancer, Personalized medical genetics, Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics, Genetic counseling and risk assessment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
Laboratory Work40.2
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
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