Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Biological and biochemical sciences - GENETICA MEDICA

Course code
4S000166
Name of lecturer
Alberto Turco
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/03 - MEDICAL GENETICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 1^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2015 al Dec 11, 2015.

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Lesson timetable

LOGO 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.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test (multiple choice quiz)

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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