SPECIAL TOPICS ON GENETICS

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΓΕΝΕΤΙΚΗΣ / SPECIAL TOPICS ON GENETICS
CodeGM.MGB.5.2
FacultySciences
SchoolBiology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAlexandros Triantafyllidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001166

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

Registered students: 158
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Moriakī Viología, Genetikī kai ViotechnologíaElective Courses636
Perivallontikī ViologíaElective Courses636
GenikīElective Courses636

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600167950
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Some genetic engineering background is advisable
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
  • Make decisions
  • 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. Quantitative Genetics. 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
Lectures602.4
Laboratory Work361.4
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments251
Exams40.2
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Course examination 75% Practicals examination 15% Written essay 10%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Russel P. (Eλληνική έκδοση). (2009). iGenetics - Mια Mεντελική προσέγγιση. Aκαδημαϊκές Eκδόσεις Mπάσδρα & Σια· Aλεξανδρούπολη. 2) Klug Cummings Spencer Palladino (2014). Βασικες Αρχες Γενετικής. Aκαδημαϊκές Eκδόσεις Mπάσδρα & Σια· Aλεξανδρούπολη.
Last Update
19-01-2021