GENETIC ENGINEERING

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ / GENETIC ENGINEERING
CodeGM.MGB.5.4
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorElena Drosopoulou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID40001168

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Viologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 162
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses535
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses535
GenikīElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600167872
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge on genetics, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry
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
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction - Classic and modern definition of the gene-Transcription units- Molecular structure of chromosomes (prokaryotic-eukaryotic) - Molecular genetics of yeast - Yeast Artificial Chromosomes (YACs) - Restriction mapping- Cloning Vectors - Genetic libraries - Modern Genetic Engineering Techniques (DNA, RNA, proteins) - The -OMIC technology: Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics - Applications of the recombinant DNA technology.
Keywords
restriction mapping, cloning, genetic libraries, blotting, PCR, sequencing, yeast genetics, omics, recombinant DNA applications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Power point presentations, e-learning
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work120.5
Reading Assigment542.2
Tutorial20.1
Written assigments241.0
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Description
Written exams on the subjects of the course (80%) written presentation of the results of the laboratory practice (20%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Watson, J., Myers, R.M., Caudy, A.A., Witkowski, J.A. 2007. Aνασυνδυασμένο DNA - Γονίδια και γονιδιώματα - Μια συνοπτική παρουσίαση. Τρίτη αγγλική έκδοση, πρώτη ελληνική έκδοση. Ακαδημαϊκές εκδόσεις Ι. Μπάσδρα & ΣΙΑ, Αλεξανδρούπολη.
Additional bibliography for study
Ηλεκτρονικό υλικό στο e-learning 1. Σκούρας, Ζ. 1997. Ειδικά Θέματα Γενετικής - Γενετική Μηχανική. Έκδοση: Υπηρεσία Δημοσιευμάτων Α.Π.Θ. 2. ΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ, Διαφάνειες των διαλέξεων. 3. ΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ-ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΑΚΗ ΑΣΚΗΣΗ, Χαρτογράφηση DNA ανασυνδυασμένου λ βακτριοφάγου με ενδονουκλεάσες περιορισμού, Ζ. Γ. Σκούρας, Ε. Δροσοπούλου.
Last Update
19-01-2021