SPECIAL TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΜΟΡΙΑΚΗΣ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / SPECIAL TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
CodeGM.MGB.5.6
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitra Ntafou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001170

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

Registered students: 135
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses535
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses535
GenikīElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600167874
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Training of students in advanced topics of Molecular Biology. Methods for the study of molecular mechanisms. Transcription mechanisms. Operons and regulatory circuits in Procaryotes. Functional elements of gene control in eukaryotes. RNA processing and catalytic RNA. Oncogenes and their role in carcinogenesis. Familiarization with specific molecular techniques. Understanding the mechanisms of gene trascription and control in procaryotes and eucaryotes, RNA processing and the role of oncogenes in carcinogenesis
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Transcription mechanisms. Control of the operon. Procaryotic regualtory circuits. Phage strategies. Promoters and enhancers. Splicing and RNA processing. Catalytic RNA. Oncogenes and cancer.
Keywords
transcription, splicing, operon, gene regulation, procaryotes, oncogenes, cancer
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
Utilization of the Blacboard e-platform for the provision of extra teaching material, bibliography and communication between staff and students.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures451.8
Laboratory Work150.6
Reading Assigment622.5
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Lewin. B. Genes VIII. (Ελληνική Έκδοση) (2005). Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Μπάσδρα & Σια. Αλεξανδρούπολη. 2. Lewin’s Γονίδια Χ. Broken Hill Publishers LTD
Last Update
19-01-2021