Bachelor's degree in Obstetrics (to qualify as an obstetrician)

Biological and physical sciences - GENETICA MEDICA

Course code
4S000031
Name of lecturer
Alberto Turco
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1°anno 1°semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Nov 28, 2015.

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Lesson timetable

1°anno 1°semestre

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Learning outcomes

Basic knowledge of human genetics. Understanding of the principles of hereditary transmission of normal and abnormal traits, as well as the origin of biological hereditary variation.

Syllabus

Genomics, Genetics, Epigenetics
The human genome. Pedigrees. Mendelian inheritance. Non traditional inheritance.

Cytogenetics
Standard human karyotype. Anatomy of human chromosomes. Molecular cytogenetics (FISH, aCGH). Numerical and structural chromosome anomalies.

Clinical genetics and bioethics
Genetic counseling. Prenatal diagnosis. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Genetic testing. Stem cells and regenerative medicine. Bioethic and social issues.

Textbook:
Dallapiccola e Novelli. Genetica Medica Essenziale, CIC Ed Internazionali, 2012

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test contextual to the other teachings of the integrated course.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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