MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETIC ENGINEERING

Course Information
TitleΜΟΡΙΑΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ / MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETIC ENGINEERING
CodeΜΝΝ103
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40000156

Programme of Study: PPS Nanosciences & Nanotechnology (2007-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses117.5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600152927
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After completing the course, the students will be able to understand the molecular basis of cell/cell communication, the mechanisms of oxidative stress and the mechanisms of microbial reproduction.
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)
Molecular Biology: Introduction, Organization of genetic information, Structure of genomes, genome organisation. Copy of DNA and RNA genomes. Transcription in the prokaryotic and eykaryotic cells. Translation of genetic information. Cloning in plasmids and bacteriophages. Manufacture of genomes and DNA libraries. Applications of Genetic Mechanics in animals, plants and health. Laboratorial familiarization with techniques of isolation and segregation of nucleic acids, digestion with restrictive endonucleases and incorporation in plasmids hosts. Transformation of bacteria. Laboratorial familiarization and experiments.
Keywords
genome, gene, DNA, cDNA, RNA, genetic engineering, replication, transcription, plasmids, bacteriophage, transformation, restriction endonucleases
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Fieldwork
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Last Update
03-07-2020