SPECIAL TOPICS OF GENETICS

Course Information
TitleSPECIAL TOPICS OF GENETICS / SPECIAL TOPICS OF GENETICS
CodeES4057
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAlexandros Triantafyllidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003214

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ERASMUS Elective Courses636

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600167929
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The students need to have knowledge on the basics of genetics and genetic engineering
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, the students will i) acquire knowledge on the concepts of structural and functional Genomics, proteomics, and polygenic heritability b)understand the current methods and sequencing machines for the study of genetic polymorphism and phenotype associations c) understand the continuation of life and its evolutionary mechanisms through genome comparisons iv) acquire knowledge of the genetic tools which are needed for conserving species diversity v) know how to implement genetic traceability analyses on food products
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The analysis of Genomes. Modern Techniques of Genome Analysis and of Genetic Polymorphism. Main Genome sequencing programmes. Structural and Functional Genomics. The ExtraNuclear Genome. Conservation Genetics and Genomics.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • 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
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures361.4
Laboratory Work401.6
Reading Assigment461.8
Written assigments251
Exams30.1
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Course examination 75% Practicals examination 15% Written essay 10%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Concepts of Genetics, 11th Edition. Klug Cummings Spencer Palladino (2014).
Last Update
19-01-2021