Medical Biology

Course Information
TitleΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Medical Biology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorStyliani Fidani
Course ID240000550

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 151
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course117

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will have obtained comprehensive knowledge about the relationship between structure, organization and function of the cell as the fundamental basis of the phenomena of life. Students become familiar with the basic principles of Cell Biology by being given the possibility to practice - both on theoretical (lectures, essays) and practical (lab practicals) levels - the methodologies used in contemporary biological science.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Human evolution, DNA and chromosomes, From DNA to proteins, Structure and function of proteins, DNA replication, repair and recombination, Regulation of gene expression, Structure of membranes, Membrane transport, Cell compartmentalization and intracellular transport, Cell signalling, Cytoskeleton, Cell division, Cell-cycle control and cell death, Tissues and cell connections, DNA technology, Stem cells and cancer cell
Biology, DNA, RNA, proteins, cell
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work200.8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α. Βασικές Αρχές Κυτταρικής Βιολογίας, Συγγραφείς: Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter, 4η έκδοση, Επιμέλεια: Σταματόπουλος, Μοσχονάς, Ηλιόπουλος, Παπαζαφείρη, Ανάγνου. Εκδόσεις Π.Χ.Πασχαλίδης και Broken Hill Publishers Ltd, Λευκωσία, 2018. Β.Το Κύτταρο-Μία μοριακή προσέγγιση, Συγγραφείς: Cooper & Hausman, 7η έκδοση, Γενική επιμέλεια: Φριλίγγος Ευστάθιος, Ακαδημαϊκές Εκδόσεις Μπάσδρα & ΣΙΑ ΟΕ, Αλεξανδρούπολη, 2018.
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις μαθήματος (Εξέλιξη του Ανθρώπου, Βλαστικά κύτταρα) Το Εργαστήριο διαθέτει ικανοποιητικό αριθμό συγγραμμάτων και περιοδικών σχετικών με τη Βιολογία και Γενετική, καθώς επίσης και λεξικών, τα οποία μπορούν να χρησιμοποιούν οι φοιτητές. Επίσης είναι δυνατόν να έχουν πρόσβαση και σε άλλες πηγές πληροφόρησης μέσω του διαδικτύου.
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