Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Genetics and Molecular Biology - BIOLOGIA MOLECOLARE

Course code
4S000893
Name of lecturer
Donato Zipeto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
BIO/11 - MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno dal Oct 5, 2015 al Dec 22, 2015.

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Lesson timetable

Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno

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Learning outcomes

To understand the fundamental processes of the science of DNA and the flow of information that leads from DNA to RNA to proteins.
To understand mechanisms, function and regulation of these processes.
To educate medical students to the scientific method through the description of experiments that allowed the elucidation of molecular biological mechanisms.
To understand recombinant DNA technologies and their potential.

Syllabus

• Structure and conformations of DNA
• Complexity of genomic DNA • DNA structure in chromosomes • DNA replication
• DNA repair
• Recombination
• Transcription in prokaryotes and eukaryotes
• Maturation of RNA
• Genetic Code
• Translation
• Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes
• Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes
• Degradation and trafficking of proteins
• DNA recombinant technology and recombinant DNA
• Molecular evolution
• An outline of gene therapy

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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